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Diana Lerner MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Gastroenterology


Publications (45)

  • Esophageal Dilation in Children: A State of the Art Review. (Shahein AR, Krasaelap A, Ng K, Bitton S, Khan M, Manfredi MA, Lerner DG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2023 Jan 01;76(1):1-8 PMID: 36122370 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85144638008 09/20/2022    
  • Assessment of MRI and Ultrasound Screening for Tethered Cord Syndrome in Patients Diagnosed With Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula. (Cowley N, Maheshwari M, Lerner DG, Lew S, Lal D, Knezevich M, Lingongo M, Gourlay D) J Surg Res 2022 Nov;279:193-199 PMID: 35779449 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85138457644 07/03/2022    
  • Postpyloric Feeding Access in Infants and Children: A State of the Art Review. (Jazayeri A, McConnie RM, Ross AM, Montijo-Barrios E, Ballengee Menchini C, Tulin-Silver S, Duron V, Walsh CM, Lerner DG, Mencin A) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Sep 01;75(3):237-243 PMID: 35696699 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137009115 06/14/2022    
  • Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) in Children: A State of the Art Review. (Mencin AA, Sethi A, Barakat MT, Lerner DG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Sep 01;75(3):231-236 PMID: 35653433 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137008978 06/03/2022    
  • Evolution of International Pediatric Endoscopic Practice Changes During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. (Ruan W, Fishman DS, Lerner DG, Furlano RI, Thomson M, Walsh CM) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Jun 01;74(6):e138-e142 PMID: 35185114 PMCID: PMC9172578 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85134720353 02/22/2022    
  • Advances in Endoscopic Procedures in Pediatric Patients. (Krasaelap A, Lerner DG) Pediatr Clin North Am 2021 Dec;68(6):1221-1235 PMID: 34736586 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85118491078 11/06/2021       1 Citation
  • Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network Pediatric Endoscopy Reporting Elements: A Joint NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN Guideline. (Walsh CM, Lightdale JR, Fishman DS, Furlano RI, Mamula P, Gillett PM, Narula P, Hojsak I, Oliva S, Homan M, Riley MR, Huynh HQ, Rosh JR, Jacobson K, Tavares M, Leibowitz IH, Utterson EC, Croft NM, Mack DR, Brill H, Liu QY, Bontems P, Lerner DG, Amil-Dias J, Kramer RE, Otley AR, Ambartsumyan L, Connan V, McCreath GA, Thomson MA, PEnQuIN Working Group) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Mar 01;74(S1 Suppl 1):S53-S62 PMID: 34402488 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125553612 08/18/2021       4 Citations
  • Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network Quality Standards and Indicators for Pediatric Endoscopists and Endoscopists in Training: A Joint NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN Guideline. (Walsh CM, Lightdale JR, Leibowitz IH, Lerner DG, Liu QY, Mack DR, Mamula P, Narula P, Oliva S, Riley MR, Rosh JR, Tavares M, Utterson EC, Amil-Dias J, Bontems P, Brill H, Croft NM, Fishman DS, Furlano RI, Gillett PM, Hojsak I, Homan M, Huynh HQ, Jacobson K, Ambartsumyan L, Otley AR, Kramer RE, McCreath GA, Connan V, Thomson MA, PEnQuIN Working Group) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Mar 01;74(S1 Suppl 1):S44-S52 PMID: 34402487 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125553564 08/18/2021       2 Citations
  • Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network Quality Standards and Indicators for Pediatric Endoscopic Procedures: A Joint NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN Guideline. (Lightdale JR, Walsh CM, Oliva S, Jacobson K, Huynh HQ, Homan M, Hojsak I, Gillett PM, Furlano RI, Fishman DS, Croft NM, Brill H, Bontems P, Amil-Dias J, Utterson EC, Tavares M, Rosh JR, Riley MR, Narula P, Mamula P, Mack DR, Liu QY, Lerner DG, Leibowitz IH, Otley AR, Kramer RE, Ambartsumyan L, Connan V, McCreath GA, Thomson MA, PEnQuIN Working Group) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Mar 01;74(S1 Suppl 1):S30-S43 PMID: 34402486 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125553411 08/18/2021       1 Citation
  • Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network Quality Standards and Indicators for Pediatric Endoscopy Facilities: A Joint NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN Guideline. (Lightdale JR, Walsh CM, Narula P, Utterson EC, Tavares M, Rosh JR, Riley MR, Oliva S, Mamula P, Mack DR, Liu QY, Lerner DG, Leibowitz IH, Jacobson K, Huynh HQ, Homan M, Hojsak I, Gillett PM, Furlano RI, Fishman DS, Croft NM, Brill H, Bontems P, Amil-Dias J, Kramer RE, Ambartsumyan L, Otley AR, McCreath GA, Connan V, Thomson MA, PEnQuIN Working Group) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Mar 01;74(S1 Suppl 1):S16-S29 PMID: 34402485 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125553483 08/18/2021       2 Citations
  • Overview of the Pediatric Endoscopy Quality Improvement Network Quality Standards and Indicators for Pediatric Endoscopy: A Joint NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN Guideline. (Walsh CM, Lightdale JR, Mack DR, Amil-Dias J, Bontems P, Brill H, Croft NM, Fishman DS, Furlano RI, Gillett PM, Hojsak I, Homan M, Huynh HQ, Jacobson K, Leibowitz IH, Lerner DG, Liu QY, Mamula P, Narula P, Oliva S, Riley MR, Rosh JR, Tavares M, Utterson EC, Ambartsumyan L, Otley AR, Kramer RE, Connan V, McCreath GA, Thomson MA, PEnQuIN Working Group) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2022 Mar 01;74(S1 Suppl 1):S3-S15 PMID: 34402484 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125552882 08/18/2021       5 Citations
  • Esophageal Granular Cell Tumor. (Bashir A, Suchi M, Martinez AM, Lerner D) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2021 Dec 01;73(6):e126 PMID: 34347679 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85122111088 08/05/2021       1 Citation
  • Esophageal Inflammatory Fibroid Polyp After Button Battery Ingestion. (Wong J, Kovacic K, Lerner D) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2021 Dec 01;73(6):e126 PMID: 34347678 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85122111666 08/05/2021       2 Citations
  • Case Series: Development of Polyps as a Late Effect After Total Body Irradiation-based Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Children With High-risk Leukemia. (Knight B, Anderson L, Lerner D, Phelan R, Thakar MS) J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2021 Nov 01;43(8):e1159-e1163 PMID: 33828034 PMCID: PMC8492786 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85120523873 04/09/2021    
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy in children and adults: How do they differ? (Isoldi S, Cucchiara S, Repici A, Lerner DG, Thomson M, Oliva S) Dig Liver Dis 2021 Jun;53(6):697-705 PMID: 33692010 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102113263 03/12/2021       3 Citations
  • Changes to Pediatric Gastroenterology Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Lessons Learned: An International Survey of Division and Group Heads. (Tam SS, Picoraro JA, Gupta SK, Oliva S, Furlano RI, Walsh CM, International Pediatric Gastroenterology COVID-19 Alliance) Gastroenterology 2021 Sep;161(3):1052-1055 PMID: 33675745 PMCID: PMC8093127 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108221040 03/07/2021       2 Citations
  • Comparison of Aerodigestive and Nonaerodigestive Provider Responses to Clinical Case Vignettes. (Hirsch S, Friedlander JA, Mousa H, Cohran V, Garza JM, Sanghavi R, Ambartsumyan L, Mitchell PD, Rosen R, NASPGHAN Aerodigestive Interest Group) J Pediatr 2021 May;232:166-175.e2 PMID: 33387591 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100607304 01/03/2021    
  • Novel placement of an esophageal wound vacuum for a persistent anastomotic leak. (Wong J, Lal D, Schneider J, Mejaddam A, Manfredi M, Lerner D) Endoscopy 2021 Oct;53(10):E388-E389 PMID: 33336342 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098062053 12/19/2020       1 Citation
  • The Impact of a Smartphone App on the Quality of Pediatric Colonoscopy Preparations: Randomized Controlled Trial. (Brief J, Chawla A, Lerner D, Vitola B, Woroniecki R, Morganstern J) JMIR Pediatr Parent 2020 Nov 10;3(2):e18174 PMID: 33170131 PMCID: PMC7685924 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097455109 11/11/2020       2 Citations
  • Pediatric Endoscopy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications of Universal Preprocedural Testing for PPE Utilization. (Walsh CM, Fishman DS, Lerner DG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2021 Jan 01;72(1):e26-e28 PMID: 33003165 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098675017 10/02/2020       1 Citation
  • Role of sodium bicarbonate in the management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. (Wong J, Taylor S, Lerner D) Endoscopy 2021 Apr;53(4):E155-E156 PMID: 32818996 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090131730 08/21/2020    
  • Endoscopic Removal of a Single, Painless, Juvenile Polyp in the Small Intestine Causing Anemia. (Krasaelap A, Lerner D, Southern J, Noe J, Chugh A) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 Oct;71(4):491-493 PMID: 32541199 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091323738 06/17/2020       1 Citation
  • Changes in Pediatric Endoscopic Practice During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Results From an International Survey. (Ruan W, Fishman DS, Lerner DG, Engevik MA, Elmunzer BJ, Walsh CM, International Pediatric Endoscopy COVID-19 Alliance) Gastroenterology 2020 Oct;159(4):1547-1550 PMID: 32485178 PMCID: PMC7260478 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092651714 06/03/2020       7 Citations
  • Penny Ingestion: Can We Really Manage Expectantly? (Krasaelap A, Lerner D) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 Sep;71(3):e101-e102 PMID: 32459748 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089822306 05/28/2020    
  • Pediatric Endoscopy in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Position Paper. (Walsh CM, Fishman DS, Lerner DG, NASPGHAN Endoscopy and Procedures Committee) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 Jun;70(6):741-750 PMID: 32443022 PMCID: PMC7273958 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083865639 05/23/2020       24 Citations
  • Efficacy and Safety of Carbon Dioxide Versus Air Insufflation for Colonoscopy in Deeply Sedated Pediatric Patients. (Dharmaraj R, Dunn R, Fritz J, Dasgupta M, Simpson P, Cabrera J, Miranda A, Lerner DG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 Jul;71(1):34-39 PMID: 32044831 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086793084 02/12/2020       4 Citations
  • Mitigating Risks of Swallowed Button Batteries: New Strategies Before and After Removal. (Lerner DG, Brumbaugh D, Lightdale JR, Jatana KR, Jacobs IN, Mamula P) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 May;70(5):542-546 PMID: 32022776 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084104832 02/06/2020       10 Citations
  • Multiple Small Magnets: Why Would Not They Pass and Why Did Not We See Them on Endoscopy? (Krasaelap A, Wong J, Kumbhar S, Gourlay D, Lerner D, Chugh A) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2020 Mar;70(3):e63 PMID: 31107406 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081130351 05/21/2019    
  • Refractory Iron Deficiency Anemia Treated With Endoscopic-Assisted Embolization. (Fritz J, Lerner D, Vo N, Vitola B) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 Nov;67(5):e101 PMID: 30371545 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055614171 10/30/2018       1 Citation
  • Caustic Ingestions in Children (Cole S, Lerner D) Current Pediatrics Reports March 2018;6(1):50-56 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064192662 03/01/2018       1 Citation
  • Moving On: Transition Readiness in Adolescents and Young Adults With IBD. (Gumidyala AP, Greenley RN, Plevinsky JM, Poulopoulos N, Cabrera J, Lerner D, Noe JD, Walkiewicz D, Werlin S, Kahn SA) Inflamm Bowel Dis 2018 Feb 15;24(3):482-489 PMID: 29462383 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050809620 02/21/2018       22 Citations
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Children: A Harbinger of Eosinophilic Esophagitis? (Fritz J, Lerner D, Suchi M) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 Apr;66(4):609-613 PMID: 28937540 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044226710 09/25/2017       26 Citations
  • Utilizing stricture indices to predict dilation of strictures after esophageal atresia repair. (Landisch RM, Foster S, Gregg D, Chelius T, Cassidy LD, Lerner D, Lal DR) J Surg Res 2017 Aug;216:172-178 PMID: 28807203 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019665666 08/16/2017       11 Citations
  • Quality Improvement in Pediatric Endoscopy: A Clinical Report From the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee. (Kramer RE, Walsh CM, Lerner DG, Fishman DS) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2017 Jul;65(1):125-131 PMID: 28644360 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016618645 06/24/2017       15 Citations
  • Endoscopic esophageal and tracheal cauterization for closure of recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula: A case report and review of the literature. (Gregory S, Chun RH, Parakininkas D, Amos L, Fons R, Lerner DG, Lal DR, Sulman C) Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2017 Jul;98:158-161 PMID: 28583493 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019436748 06/07/2017       11 Citations
  • Endoscopic diagnosis of antral webs in children. (Fritz J, Martinez A, Arca M, Lerner D) Endoscopy 2017 Feb;49(S 01):E18-E20 PMID: 28068690 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009135365 01/10/2017       5 Citations
  • Paneth cell defects in Crohn's disease patients promote dysbiosis. (Liu TC, Gurram B, Baldridge MT, Head R, Lam V, Luo C, Cao Y, Simpson P, Hayward M, Holtz ML, Bousounis P, Noe J, Lerner D, Cabrera J, Biank V, Stephens M, Huttenhower C, McGovern DP, Xavier RJ, Stappenbeck TS, Salzman NH) JCI Insight 2016 Jun 02;1(8):e86907 PMID: 27699268 PMCID: PMC5033844 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055598517 10/05/2016       58 Citations
  • NASPGHAN Capsule Endoscopy Clinical Report. (Friedlander JA, Liu QY, Sahn B, Kooros K, Walsh CM, Kramer RE, Lightdale JR, Khlevner J, McOmber M, Kurowski J, Giefer MJ, Pall H, Troendle DM, Utterson EC, Brill H, Zacur GM, Lirio RA, Lerner DG, Reynolds C, Gibbons TE, Wilsey M, Liacouras CA, Fishman DS, Endoscopy Committee) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2017 Mar;64(3):485-494 PMID: 27642781 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84987866683 09/20/2016       21 Citations
  • Developing the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit: A Clinical Report by the Endoscopy and Procedures Committee. (Pall H, Lerner D, Khlevner J, Reynolds C, Kurowski J, Troendle D, Utterson E, Evans PM, Brill H, Wilsey M, Fishman DS) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2016 Aug;63(2):295-306 PMID: 26974415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961226475 03/15/2016       10 Citations
  • Setting up the Pediatric Endoscopy Unit. (Lerner DG, Pall H) Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 2016 Jan;26(1):1-12 PMID: 26616893 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951799165 12/01/2015       5 Citations
  • Adherence to Infliximab Treatment in a Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort. (Vitale DS, Greenley RN, Lerner DG, Mavis AM, Werlin SL) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Oct;61(4):408-10 PMID: 25885878 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942509029 04/18/2015       4 Citations
  • Management of ingested foreign bodies in children: a clinical report of the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee. (Kramer RE, Lerner DG, Lin T, Manfredi M, Shah M, Stephen TC, Gibbons TE, Pall H, Sahn B, McOmber M, Zacur G, Friedlander J, Quiros AJ, Fishman DS, Mamula P, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Endoscopy Committee) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Apr;60(4):562-74 PMID: 25611037 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927174591 01/23/2015       269 Citations
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic options in children with lower gastrointestinal bleeding (Lerner DG, Miranda A) Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Children October 01, 2014:393-410 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84956772459 10/01/2014    
  • Quality improvement of GI endoscopy in children (Lerner DG, Vitola B) Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Children October 01, 2014:33-44 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84956752690 10/01/2014    
  • Challenges in meeting fellowship procedural guidelines in pediatric therapeutic endoscopy and liver biopsy. (Lerner DG, Li BU, Mamula P, Fishman DS, Kramer R, Goh VL, El-Chammas K, Pentiuk SP, Rothbaum R, Gurrum B, Rahhal RM, Goday PS, Vitola B) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014 Jan;58(1):27-33 PMID: 24051484 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84893693488 09/21/2013       12 Citations
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