Dr. Jonah Bryan Essers MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jonah Essers is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 11 years. He is one of 57 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus

Boston Children's Hospital
Ranked #1 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University
Residency, Pediatrics, 2003–2006

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2006–2009

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

AK State Medical License
Active through 2014

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Increased effectiveness of early therapy with anti-tumor necrosis factor-α vs an immunomodulator in children with Crohn's disease.
Walters, T. D.,Kim, M. O.,Denson, L. A.,Griffiths, A. M.,Dubinsky, M.,Markowitz, J.,Baldassano, R.,Crandall, W.,Rosh, J.,Pfefferkorn, M.,Otley, A.,Heyman, M. B.,LeLeiko, N.,Baker, S.,Guthery, S. L.,Evans, J.,Ziring, D.,Kellermayer, R.,Stephens, M.,Mack, D.,Oliva-Hemker, M.,Patel, A. S.,Kirschner, B.,Moulton, D.,Cohen, S.,Kim, S.,Liu, C.,Essers, J.,Kugathasan, S.,Hyams, J. S.

Report of the CCFA Pediatric Bone, Growth and Muscle Health Workshop, New York City, November 11-12, 2011, With Updates.
Sylvester, F. A.,Gordon, C. M.,Thayu, M.,Burnham, J. M.,Denson, L. A.,Essers, J.,Ferrari, S.,Gupta, N.,Hewison, M.,Koletzko, S.,McCabe, L.,Pappa, H.,Sanderson, I.,Ward, L.,Zanotti, S.

Genome-wide association identifies multiple ulcerative colitis susceptibility loci.
McGovern, D. P., Gardet, A., Törkvist, L., Goyette, P., Essers, J., Taylor, K. D., Neale, B. M., Ong, R. T., Lagacé, C., Li, C., Green, T., Stevens, C. R., Beauchamp, C., Fleshner, P. R., Carlson, M., D'Amato, M., Halfvarson, J., Hibberd, M. L., Lördal, M

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