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Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Shelby Sullivan, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas
Women's Health
Gastrointestinal Disease

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Endoscopy Center
4921 Parkview Place, Ste B, 10th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
660 South Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8124
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Gastroenterology, general GI focusing on women's issues

Board Certification
Gastroenterology -- Certified
Internal Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Natural Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1997
M.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2007
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
John R. Smith Memorial Fund Award, 2001

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Sullivan S, Stein R, Jonnalagadda S, Mullady D, Edmundowicz S. Aspiration therapy leads to weight loss in obese subjects: a pilot study. Gastroenterology. 2013 Dec;145(6):1245-1252.e5.

Pepino MY, Bradley D, Eagon JC, Sullivan S, Abumrad NA, Klein S. Changes in taste perception and eating behavior after bariatric surgery-induced weight loss in women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Oct 25.

Sullivan S. Endoscopy in the management of obesity. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2013 Jan;23(1):165-75.

Sullivan S, Kirk EP, Mittendorfer B, Patterson BW, Klein SRandomized trial of exercise effect on intrahepatic triglyceride content and lipid kinetics in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology. 2012 Jun.

Sullivan S, Fabbrini E, Horton JD, Korenblat K, Patterson BW, Klein S. Lack of a relationship between plasma PCSK9 concentrations and hepatic lipoprotein kinetics in obese people.Transl Res. 2011 Nov.

Sullivan S. Implications of diet on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010 Mar.

Fabbrini E, Sullivan S, Klein S. Obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: biochemical, metabolic, and clinical implications. Hepatology. 2010 Feb.

Sullivan S, Cloninger CR, Przybeck TR, Klein S. Personality characteristics in obesity and relationship with successful weight loss. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Apr.

Sullivan S, Samuel S. Effect of short-term Pritikin diet therapy on the metabolic syndrome. J Cardiometab Syndr. 2006 Fall.

Gazdag AC, Sullivan S, Kemnitz JW, Cartee GA. Effect of Long-Term Caloric Restriction on Glut 4, Phosphatidylinositol-3 Kinase p85 Subunit, and Insulin Receptor Substrate-1 Protein Levels in Rhesus Monkey Skeletal Muscle. Journal of Gerontology Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2000

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Shelby Sullivan.

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