Jessica Breton, MD

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Jessica Breton, MD, is an attending physician with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric gastroenterology, Inflammatory bowel disease
Locations: Main Campus

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Residency

Pediatrics - University of British Columbia, British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH), Vancouver, British Columbia

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology - Sainte-Justine, Hospital University Center, University of Montreal, Quebec (Chief Fellow)
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Breton, J, Kastl A, Hoffmann N, Rogers R., Mamula P., Grossman A., Baldassano R., Kelsen J., Albenberg, L. Efficacy of Combination Antibiotic Therapy in Refractory Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019.

Breton J, Ellezam B, Haddad E, Deslandres C. Small Fiber Neuropathy in a Pediatric Patient Following Anti-TNF-α Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 66(6): e159-e161.

2016

Loong C, Breton J, Yang CL. Treatment of Pulmonary Exacerbations Improves Short But Not Long-Term Growth Trajectory in Children With Cystic Fibrosis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016;63(4):e54-e7

Posters and Presentations

2019

Breton, J., Rowley, S., Baldassano, R., Mattei, P. Characterization of the microbiome associated with pediatric stricturing Crohn’s disease and recurrence after ileocecal resection. Oral and Poster Presentation (Poster of distinction and Basic Scienc Fellow Award). Digestive Disease Week, 2019, San Diego

Breton, J., Witmer, C. Grossman, A. Proactive Management of Iron Deficiency and Anemia Management in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, 2019, San Diego

2018

Breton, J., Witmer, C. Grossman, A. Proactive Management of Iron Deficiency and Anemia Management in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster Presentation. North American Society Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, 2018, Hollywood

Breton, J., Devas, N. Conrad, M. Kelsen, J. Grossman, A. Endoscopic Disease Recurrence After Primary Ileocecal Resection in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease. Poster Presentation. North American Society Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, 2018, Hollywood

Breton, J., Kastl, A., Hoffmann, N., Pressman, N., Woodcock, L., Rogers, R., Baldassano R., Kelsen J., Albenberg, L. Efficacy of Combination Antibiotic Therapy in Refractory Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Oral Presentation. North American Society Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, 2018, Hollywood

reton, J, Kastl A, Hoffmann N., Pressman N., Woodcock L, Rogers R., Baldassano R., Kelsen J., Albenberg, L. Efficacy of Combination Antibiotic Therapy in Refractory Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, 2018, Washington

Breton J, Grossman A.Proactive Concept of Iron Deficiency and Anemia Management in Pediatric IBD. Oral Presentation. Improve Care Now, 2018 Dallas

2017

Breton J, Lemale J, Marchand V. Long-term Outcomes of Percutaneaous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Children. Poster Presentation.World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition 2016, Montreal and Canadian Digestive Diseases Week 2017, Calgary

2016

Breton J, Hadad E, Ellezam B, Deslandres C. Small Fiber Neuropathy in a Pediatric Patient with Ulcerative Colitis and TNF Inhibitors: More than Pins and Needles. Poster Presentation. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition 2016, Montreal and Canadian Digestive Diseases Week 2016, Montreal

Breton J, Patey N, Kakkar F, Marchand V. Pediatric HIV-Infected Patient with    Concomitant Ulcerative Colitis. Poster Presentation. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition 2016, Montreal

Awards and Honors

2019, DDW 2019 Basic Science Travel Award
2016, Levy/Thompson Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation Canadian Association Gastroenterology Conference
2014, UBC Resident Research Award Competition
2013, American Academy of Pediatrics, Read, Lead, Succeed Advocacy Award Competition
2007-2012, Dean’s Honor List-M.D. Mcgill University
2008, J.W. McConnell Award-Mcgill University Medicine entrance scholarship

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Quality Improvement Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2017-present, European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization
2015-present, Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
2015-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
 - 2018-present, IBD Committee

National

2018-present, American Gastroenterology Association