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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMCChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCUPMC Children's Surgery Centers
Dr. Venkat is involved with clinical research studies related to pediatric liver disease and liver transplant outcomes. She is an active co-investigator in iWITH, a clinical trial of immunosuppression withdrawal in stable pediatric liver transplant recipients. Her focus has been on the long term graft health, safety outcomes and reversibility of rejection during immunosuppression withdrawal. Her clinical work with the liver transplant program has led to publications in challenging pediatric liver transplant populations including primary sclerosing cholangitis, re-transplantation, and strategies to improve patient adherence to the medical regimen. Dr. Venkat is a co-investigator in the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) and has worked collaboratively to further understand the natural history and outcomes of children with cholestatic liver diseases such as biliary atresia and Alagille syndrome. This collaboration includes her role as site lead in PRIME, A Phase I/IIa Trial of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy Following Portoenterostomy in Infants with Biliary Atresia.
View Dr. Venkat's full list of publications from PubMed.
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Total Comments: 12
Dr Venkat is very knowledgeable and good at what she does. She has a good bedside manner that makes kids comfortable with her.
Dr. Venkat has excellent diagnostic skills and takes a sincere interest in the patient. She described the need for a full GI series in a way that answered the patient's concerns and overcame his resistance.
Dr. Venkat is very professional, knowledgeable. She is caring and listens carefully and answers all questions in an easy to understand way.
Dr. Venkat is an exceptional doctor! She is very intelligent and I trust her with my child!
Excellent service, cover all areas of concern and more.
Dr. Venkat is truly amazing! We feel very lucky and blessed to have her caring for our son!
Great team work!!!
Dr. Venkat was very nice and professional and made our visit a pleasant experience.
Children's is lucky to have her.
dr Venkat is amazing! we feel very lucky to have her for our sons doctor. she is so caring and compassionate!
We had a great visit! Very happy with our new GI doctor and staff.
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