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Richard P. Rood, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FASGE

Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

Gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Board Certifications

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, general gastroenterology 

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-273-0302
Fax: 314-747-5871

Education

Education

Research Fellowship, Gastroenterology: Tufts University - New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 1988
Fellowship, Gastroenterology : Tufts University - New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 1986
Residency, Internal Medicine : The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH 1985
Medical Degree: Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Mehta, M., Rood, RP.  Henoch Schonlein Purpura:  A Known But Often Forgotten Culprit in Gastrointestinal Bleeds.  Practical Gastroenterology 2015 Jan, 39 70-72.

Raza A, Ahmed K, Rood R. Diffuse hepatic calcifications following ischemic insult in the setting of impaired renal function. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2012 May; 10 (5):A24.

Raza A, Yousaf W, Ahmed K, Muntel E, Wang J, Rood R. Protein-losing enteropathy in a post-partum female secondary to metastatic melanoma of the gut. Report of a case. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2011 Oct 18.

.          Donowitz, M. and Rood, R.P.  Magnesium hydroxide:  New insights into the mechanism of its laxative effect and potential involvement of prostaglandin E2.  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 14: 20-26, 1992.

Cello, J.P., Grendell, J., Basuk, P., Simon, D., Weiss, L., Wittner, M., Rood, R.P., Wilcox, C., Forsmark, C., Read, A., Satow, J., Weikel, C., and Beaumont, C.  Effect of Octreotide on refractory AIDS-associated diarrhea.  A prospective multicenter clinical trial.  Ann Int Med 115: 705-710, 1991.

Rood, R.P. and Donowitz, M.  Regulation of small intestinal Na+ Absorption by Protein Kinases: Implications for Therapy of Diarrheal Diseases.  Gastroenterology International 3: 150-154, 1990.

Emmer, E., Rood, R.P., Wesolek, J.H., Cohen, M.E., Braithwate, R.S., Sharp, G.W.G., Murer, H. and M. Donowitz.  The role of calcium and calmodulin in the regulation of the rabbit ileal brush border membrane Na+/H+ antiporter.  J Memb Biol. 108: 207-215, 1989.

Cohen, M.E., Wesolek, J.,  McCullen, J., Rys-Sikora, K.,  Rood, R.P., Sharp, G.W., Donowitz, M.  Carbochol- and elevated Ca(2+) - induced translocation of functionally active protein kinase C to the brush border of rabbit ileal Na+ absorbing cells.  J Clin Invest.  88:855-863, 1988.

Rood, R.P. and M. Donowitz.  Regulation of small intestinal Na+ Absorption by Protein Kinases: Implications for Therapy of Diarrheal Diseases.  Viewpoints on Digestive Diseases 22: 1-6, 1990.

Emmer, E., Rood, R.P., Wesolek, J.H., Cohen, M.E., Braithwate, R.S., Sharp, G.W.G., Murer, H. and M. Donowitz.  The role of calcium and calmodulin in the regulation of the rabbit ileal brush border membrane Na+/H+ antiporter.  J Memb Biol. 108: 207-215, 1989.

Cohen, M.E., Wesolek, J.,  McCullen, J., Rys-Sikora, K.,  Rood, R.P., Sharp, G.W., Donowitz, M.  Carbochol- and elevated Ca(2+) - induced translocation of functionally active protein kinase C to the brush border of rabbit ileal Na+ absorbing cells.  J Clin Invest.  88:855-863, 1988.

Gilbard, J.P., Dartt, D.A., Rood, R.P., Rossi, S.R., Gray, K.L., Donowitz, M.  Increased Tear Secretion in Pancreatic Cholera, A Newly Recognized Symptom in an Experiment of Nature.  Am. J. Med. 85:552-554, 1988.

Rood, R.P., Emmer, E., Wesolek, J., McCullen, J., Hussain, Z., Braithwaite, R.S., Murer, H., Sharp, G.W.G., Donowitz, M.  Regulation of an Epithelial Na/H Exchanger by Ca++/Calmodulin Mediated Phosphorylation.  J Clin Invest.  82:1091-1097, 1988.

Rood, R.P., DeLellis, R.A., Dayal, Y., Donowitz, M.  Pancreatic Cholera Syndrome Due to Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Tumor:  Further Insights into the Pathophysiology.  Gastroenterology 94:813 818, 1988.

Donowitz, M., Emmer, E., McCullen, J., Reinlib, L., Cohen, M.E., Rood, R.P., Madara, J., Sharp, G.W.G., Murer, H., Malmstrom, K.  Freeze Thaw and High Voltage Discharge:  Techniques which Allow Uptake of Macromolecules into Rabbit Ileal Brush Border Membrane Vesicles.  Am J Physiol 252:G723 G735, 1987. 

 Sernka, T.J., Rood, R.P., Mah, M.Y., Tseng, C.H.  Antiabsorptive Effects of 16, 16 dimethyl Prostaglandin E2 in Isolated Rat Colon.  Prostaglandins 23:411, 1982


Areas of Research Interest

Inflammatory bowel disease, pathophysiology of diarrhea