Edisio J. Semeao, MD

Edisio J. Semeao, MD

Edisio Semeao, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is Director of the Gastroenterology Inpatient Service. 

Areas of Expertise: Chronic abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Failure to thrive, Poor growth, GERD, Constipation, Eosinophilic esophagitis
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Phone: 215-590-3630

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology (clinical and research) - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Co-Director, Gastroenterology Inpatient Care and Resident Education

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2012

Goldberg DJ, Dodds K, Avitabile CM, Glatz AC, Brodsky JL, Semeao EJ, Rand EB, Mancilla EE, Rychik J: Children with protein losing enteropathy after the Fontan operation are at risk for abnormal bone mineral density. Pediatr Cardiol 33(8): 1264-1268, March 2012.

2010

Thacker D, Patel A, Dodds K, Goldberg DJ, Semeao E, Rychik J. Use of oral budesonide in the management of protein-losing enteropathy after the Fontan operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):837-42. Read abstract

2008

Franciosi J, Mascarenhas M, Semeao E, Flick J, Mamula P. Randomized control  trial of pediatric magnetic positioning device assisted colonoscopy: A pilot  and feasibility study. Dig Liver Dis. 2009 Feb;41(2):123-6. Epub 2008 Aug 23. Read the abstract »

2007

Burnham J, Shultz J, Petit M, Semeao E, Beck T, Zemel B, Leonard M. Alterations in proximal femur geometry in children treated with glucocorticoids for Crohn’s disease or Nephrotic syndrome: Impact of the underlying disease. J Bone Mineral Miner Res. 2007 Apr;22(4):551-9. Read the abstract »

Books

Chapters

2012

Meena Thayu, M.D., M.S.C.E. and Edisio Semeao, M.D: Bone Health in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Second Edition. P. Mamula, J. Markowitz, B. Baldassano (eds.). Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. Page: in press, 2012.

Semeao EJ: Meckels diverticulum. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.) (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, 6 th Edition: 530-531, 2012.

Semeao EJ: Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.) (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, 6 th Edition: 488-489, 2012.

Semeao EJ: Necrotizing enterocolitis. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.) (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, 6 th Edition: 574-575, 2012.

Semeao EJ: Chronic Diarrhea. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.) (eds.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, 6 th Edition: 182-183, 2012.

2008

Semeao EJ. Chronic diarrhea. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 182-183.

Semeao EJ. Meckels diverticulum. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 512-513

Semeao EJ. Necrotizing enterocolitis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 556-557.

Semeao EJ, Thayu M, Leonard MB. Bone health assessment in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. In: Baldassano B, Mamula P, Markowitz J, editors. Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. New York: Springer; 2008. p. 275-294.

Semeao EJ. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 470-471.

Semeao E. Meckels diverticulum. In: Liacouras C, Piccoli D, editors. Pediatric  gastroenterology, the requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Mosby, Inc.;  2008. p. 158-162.

2003

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 494-495.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Necrotizing enterocolitis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 560-561.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Meckels diverticulum. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 524-525.

2000

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 492-493.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Diarrhea - acute. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 326-327.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Necrotizing enterocolitis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 560-561.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Meckels diverticulum. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 522-523.

1997

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Diarrhea - chronic. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 290-291.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Diarrhea - acute. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 288-289.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 450-451.

Semeao EJ, Altschuler SA. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Altschuler SA, Liacouras C, editors. Pediatric gastroenterology. London (England): Churchill Livingstone; 1997. p. 223-228.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Meckels diverticulum. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 478-479.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Necrotizing enterocolitis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 512-513.

Semeao EJ, Mulberg AE. Viral hepatitis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 808-809.

Posters and Presentations

2015

Fahey L, Semeao E: Use of Aminocaproic Acid in a Patient with Multifocal Lymphangioendotheliomatosis with Thrombocytopenia, Poster Presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Washington, DC October 2015.

Awards and Honors

1989-1991, Pediatric Scholar, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine
1988, Family Medicine Student Fellowship
1987, Summa Cum Laude Graduate
1987, University Scholar
1986, Phi Beta Kappa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Reviewer

2002-present, European Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
2002-present, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Academic and institutional committees

2014-present, Member, Intern Selection Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2012-present, Interviewer, Intern Selection Committee
2005-present, GMEC, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2005-present, GI Advisory Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organization

International

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

National

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association