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Manu Sood MBBS

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Chief, Professor

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

Member of the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)
Member of the Neuroscience Research Center

Research Experience

  • Quality of Life
  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Constipation
  • Encopresis
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Leadership Positions

  • Medical Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Co- Director Digestive Diseases Center
  • Center Director of American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society fellowship training program
  • Publications (55)

  • Pediatric Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction in the Era of Genetic Sequencing. (Gamboa HE, Sood M) Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2019 Dec 17;21(12):70 PMID: 31848803 12/19/2019       1 Citation
  • Efficacy of Auricular Neurostimulation in Adolescents With Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. (Krasaelap A, Sood MR, Li BUK, Unteutsch R, Yan K, Nugent M, Simpson P, Kovacic K) Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Aug;18(9):1987-1994.e2 PMID: 31622740 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85079270953 10/18/2019    
  • Nausea exacerbates symptom burden, quality of life, and functioning in adolescents with functional abdominal pain disorders. (Kovacic K, Kapavarapu PK, Sood MR, Li BUK, Nugent M, Simpson P, Miranda A) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2019 07;31(7):e13595 PMID: 30957319 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063985331 04/09/2019       2 Citations
  • Master Educator Award 2018: B U.K. Li, MD. (Sood MR, Fishman LN) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2019 03;68(3):295 PMID: 30601365 01/03/2019    
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in Children and Adults: What Is New in 2018? (Kovacic K, Sood M, Venkatesan T) Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2018 Aug 29;20(10):46 PMID: 30159612 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052596827 08/31/2018       4 Citations
  • Unmet Needs in Pediatric Functional Constipation. (Sood M, Lichtlen P, Perez MC) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2018 11;57(13):1489-1495 PMID: 29742911 PMCID: PMC6174631 05/11/2018       3 Citations
  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction. (El-Chammas K, Sood MR) Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2018 Mar;31(2):99-107 PMID: 29487492 PMCID: PMC5825855 03/01/2018    
  • Healthcare Utilization and Comorbidities Associated with Anorectal Malformations in the United States. (Kovacic K, Matta SR, Kovacic K, Calkins C, Yan K, Sood MR) J Pediatr 2018 03;194:142-146 PMID: 29198537 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85035749872 12/05/2017       5 Citations
  • Reduced Functional Connectivity Between the Hypothalamus and High-order Cortical Regions in Adolescent Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome. (Liu X, Li SJ, Shaker R, Silverman A, Kern M, Ward DB, Li W, Xu Z, Chelimsky G, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2017 11;65(5):516-519 PMID: 29064927 PMCID: PMC5657002 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85031328948 10/25/2017       1 Citation
  • Trends of Cholecystectomies for Presumed Biliary Dyskinesia in Children in the United States. (Matta SR, Kovacic K, Yan K, Simpson P, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 05;66(5):808-810 PMID: 29036007 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046760227 10/17/2017       4 Citations
  • Neurostimulation for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in adolescents: a randomised, double-blind, sham-controlled trial. (Kovacic K, Hainsworth K, Sood M, Chelimsky G, Unteutsch R, Nugent M, Simpson P, Miranda A) Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 10;2(10):727-737 PMID: 28826627 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85031869361 08/23/2017       25 Citations
  • Percutaneous electrical nerve field stimulation modulates central pain pathways and attenuates post-inflammatory visceral and somatic hyperalgesia in rats. (Babygirija R, Sood M, Kannampalli P, Sengupta JN, Miranda A) Neuroscience 2017 07 25;356:11-21 PMID: 28526575 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019698541 05/21/2017       12 Citations
  • An ANMS-NASPGHAN consensus document on anorectal and colonic manometry in children. (Rodriguez L, Sood M, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2017 Jan;29(1) PMID: 27723185 10/11/2016       30 Citations
  • Empirically Derived Patterns of Pain, Stooling, and Incontinence and Their Relations to Health-Related Quality of Life Among Youth With Chronic Constipation. (Klages KL, Berlin KS, Silverman AH, Mugie S, Di Lorenzo C, Nurko S, Ponnambalam A, Sanghavi R, Sood MR) J Pediatr Psychol 2017 Apr 01;42(3):325-334 PMID: 27474732 07/31/2016       6 Citations
  • Approach to a Child with Functional Abdominal Pain. (Sood MR, Matta SR) Indian J Pediatr 2016 Nov;83(12-13):1452-1458 PMID: 27102000 04/23/2016       2 Citations
  • Plasma-induced signatures reveal an extracellular milieu possessing an immunoregulatory bias in treatment-naive paediatric inflammatory bowel disease. (Gurram B, Salzman NH, Kaldunski ML, Jia S, Li BU, Stephens M, Sood MR, Hessner MJ) Clin Exp Immunol 2016 Apr;184(1):36-49 PMID: 26660358 PMCID: PMC4778097 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960311190 12/15/2015       6 Citations
  • Excessive coupling of the salience network with intrinsic neurocognitive brain networks during rectal distension in adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome: a preliminary report. (Liu X, Silverman A, Kern M, Ward BD, Li SJ, Shaker R, Sood MR) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2016 Jan;28(1):43-53 PMID: 26467966 PMCID: PMC4688218 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952637743 10/16/2015       25 Citations
  • Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life With the Parental Opinions of Pediatric Constipation Questionnaire. (Silverman AH, Berlin KS, Di Lorenzo C, Nurko S, Kamody RC, Ponnambalam A, Mugie S, Gorges C, Sanghavi R, Sood MR) J Pediatr Psychol 2015 Sep;40(8):814-24 PMID: 25840448 04/04/2015       11 Citations
  • Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment of functional constipation: "are we there yet?". (Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Mar;60(3):288-9 PMID: 25564822 01/08/2015       2 Citations
  • Joint hypermobility: a common association with complex functional gastrointestinal disorders. (Kovacic K, Chelimsky TC, Sood MR, Simpson P, Nugent M, Chelimsky G) J Pediatr 2014 Nov;165(5):973-8 PMID: 25151198 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84908328633 08/26/2014       27 Citations
  • Colon high-resolution manometry: using pressure topography plots to evaluate pediatric colon motility. (El-Chammas KI, Tipnis NA, Simpson PM, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014 Oct;59(4):500-4 PMID: 24840515 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84917673891 05/21/2014       15 Citations
  • Comparison of light and electron microscopy in measurement of esophageal intercellular space in children. (Altaf MA, Ciecierega T, Szabo S, Miranda A, Gorges C, Simpson P, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014 Aug;59(2):232-6 PMID: 24647333 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904735741 03/22/2014       2 Citations
  • Red flags in children with chronic abdominal pain and Crohn's disease-a single center experience. (El-Chammas K, Majeskie A, Simpson P, Sood M, Miranda A) J Pediatr 2013 Apr;162(4):783-7 PMID: 23069193 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84884213804 10/17/2012       21 Citations
  • Interobserver variability in the interpretation of colon manometry studies in children. (Sood MR, Mousa H, Tipnis N, Di Lorenzo C, Werlin S, Fernandez S, Liem O, Simpson P, Rudolph C) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012 Nov;55(5):548-51 PMID: 22465932 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84869089333 04/03/2012       9 Citations
  • Up-regulated cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator after anal stenosis in rats. (Ramprasad J, Sood M, Ludwig K, Takahashi T) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Mar;47(3):556-64 PMID: 22424353 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863265562 03/20/2012    
  • Validation of an instrument to measure quality of life in British children with inflammatory bowel disease. (Ogden CA, Akobeng AK, Abbott J, Aggett P, Sood MR, Thomas AG) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2011 Sep;53(3):280-6 PMID: 21865975 08/26/2011       17 Citations
  • Do oro-anal transit markers predict which children would benefit from colonic manometry studies? (Tipnis NA, El-Chammas KI, Rudolph CD, Werlin SL, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012 Feb;54(2):258-62 PMID: 21734599 07/08/2011       14 Citations
  • Beliefs and attitudes of general pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists regarding functional gastrointestinal disorders: a survey study. (Sood MR, Di Lorenzo C, Hyams J, Miranda A, Simpson P, Mousa H, Nurko S) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2011 Oct;50(10):891-6 PMID: 21464079 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053270364 04/06/2011       17 Citations
  • Families' perspectives on the effect of constipation and fecal incontinence on quality of life. (Kaugars AS, Silverman A, Kinservik M, Heinze S, Reinemann L, Sander M, Schneider B, Sood M) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010 Dec;51(6):747-52 PMID: 20706148 08/14/2010       37 Citations
  • Antinociceptive effects of melatonin in a rat model of post-inflammatory visceral hyperalgesia: a centrally mediated process. (Mickle A, Sood M, Zhang Z, Shahmohammadi G, Sengupta JN, Miranda A) Pain 2010 Jun;149(3):555-64 PMID: 20413219 PMCID: PMC2884285 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77952109906 04/24/2010       31 Citations
  • Treatment approaches to irritable bowel syndrome. (Sood MR) Pediatr Ann 2009 May;38(5):272-6 PMID: 19476300 05/30/2009       3 Citations
  • Colonic volvulus in children with intestinal motility disorders. (Altaf MA, Werlin SL, Sato TT, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009 Jul;49(1):59-62 PMID: 19465873 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67651012620 05/26/2009       15 Citations
  • Erythromycin lacks colon prokinetic effect in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: a retrospective study. (Venkatasubramani N, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) BMC Gastroenterol 2008 Aug 21;8:38 PMID: 18718006 PMCID: PMC2529327 08/23/2008       22 Citations
  • The nervous system and gastrointestinal function. (Altaf MA, Sood MR) Dev Disabil Res Rev 2008;14(2):87-95 PMID: 18646012 07/23/2008    
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders in adolescent patients: transitioning to adult care. (Sood MR, Rudolph CD) Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2007 Sep;36(3):749-63, xi PMID: 17950447 10/24/2007       6 Citations
  • Removal of impacted food in children with eosinophilic esophagitis using Saeed banding device. (Smith CR, Miranda A, Rudolph CD, Sood MR) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007 Apr;44(4):521-3 PMID: 17414157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34147125461 04/07/2007       6 Citations
  • Motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. (Venkatasubramani N, Sood MR) Indian J Pediatr 2006 Oct;73(10):927-30 PMID: 17090906 11/09/2006       7 Citations
  • Treatment options for chronic abdominal pain in children and adolescents. (Miranda A, Sood M) Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 2006 Sep;9(5):409-15 PMID: 16942666 09/01/2006    
  • Pathogenesis of bone disease in cystic fibrosis: the role of bone size and sarcopenia. (Mughal Z, Sood M, Ward KA, Adams JE) J R Soc Med 2006;99 Suppl 46:2-5 PMID: 16927949 08/25/2006       3 Citations
  • Intractable diarrhoea of infancy caused by neutrophil specific granule deficiency and cured by stem cell transplantation. (Wynn RF, Sood M, Theilgaard-Mönch K, Jones CJ, Gombart AF, Gharib M, Koeffler HP, Borregaard N, Arkwright PD) Gut 2006 Feb;55(2):292-3 PMID: 16407388 PMCID: PMC1856503 01/13/2006       12 Citations
  • Growth in children with Helicobacter pylori infection and dyspepsia. (Sood MR, Joshi S, Akobeng AK, Mitchell J, Thomas AG) Arch Dis Child 2005 Oct;90(10):1025-8 PMID: 15956048 PMCID: PMC1720122 06/16/2005       44 Citations
  • Gastroesophageal reflux in adolescents. (Sood MR, Rudolph CD) Adolesc Med Clin 2004 Feb;15(1):17-36, vii-viii PMID: 15272254 07/24/2004       5 Citations
  • Lean body mass in children with cystic fibrosis. (Sood M, Adams JE, Mughal MZ) Arch Dis Child 2003 Sep;88(9):836 PMID: 12937118 PMCID: PMC1719655 08/26/2003       17 Citations
  • Ileal manometry in children following ileostomies and pull-through operations. (Sood MR, Cocjin J, Di Lorenzo C, Narasimha Reddy S, Flores AF, Hyman PE) Neurogastroenterol Motil 2002 Dec;14(6):643-6 PMID: 12464086 12/05/2002       8 Citations
  • Visceral pain-associated disability syndrome: a descriptive analysis. (Hyman PE, Bursch B, Sood M, Schwankovsky L, Cocjin J, Zeltzer LK) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2002 Nov;35(5):663-8 PMID: 12454583 11/28/2002       43 Citations
  • Water load test in children. (Sood MR, Schwankovsky LM, Rowhani A, Zangen T, Ziring D, Furtado T, Hyman PE) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2002 Aug;35(2):199-201 PMID: 12187297 08/21/2002       16 Citations
  • Use of the lactose H2 breath test to monitor mucosal healing in coeliac disease. (Murphy MS, Sood M, Johnson T) Acta Paediatr 2002;91(2):141-4 PMID: 11951999 04/16/2002       11 Citations
  • Colonic diversion for intractable constipation in children: colonic manometry helps guide clinical decisions. (Villarreal J, Sood M, Zangen T, Flores A, Michel R, Reddy N, Di Lorenzo C, Hyman PE) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2001 Nov;33(5):588-91 PMID: 11740234 12/12/2001       69 Citations
  • Bone status in cystic fibrosis. (Sood M, Hambleton G, Super M, Fraser WD, Adams JE, Mughal MZ) Arch Dis Child 2001 Jun;84(6):516-20 PMID: 11369574 PMCID: PMC1718803 05/23/2001       59 Citations
  • Clinical quiz. Extensive low-flow venous malformations of the rectum and distal colon. (Sood M, John P, Booth IW) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2000 Sep;31(3):326, 330 PMID: 10997388 09/21/2000       1 Citation
  • Covert biting of the buccal mucosa masquerading as haematemesis or haemoptysis in children. (Sood M, Clarke JR, Murphy MS) Acta Paediatr 1999 Sep;88(9):1038-40 PMID: 10519352 10/16/1999       5 Citations
  • Left ventricular diastolic function in congenital myotonic dystrophy. (Bu'Lock FA, Sood M, De Giovanni JV, Green SH) Arch Dis Child 1999 Mar;80(3):267-70 PMID: 10325709 PMCID: PMC1717875 05/18/1999    
  • Is prolonged rotavirus infection a common cause of protracted diarrhoea? (Sood M, Booth IW) Arch Dis Child 1999 Apr;80(4):309-10 PMID: 10086932 PMCID: PMC1717892 03/23/1999    
  • Clinical quiz. An inflammatory cloacogenic polyp (ICP). (Sood M, Murphy MS) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1998 Nov;27(5):523, 529 PMID: 9822316 11/20/1998    
  • The use of human glutathione S-transferase A1 in the detection of cystic fibrosis liver disease. (Hung JC, Howie AF, Beckett GJ, Sood M, Hambleton G, Super M) J Paediatr Child Health 1998 Aug;34(4):335-8 PMID: 9727173 09/04/1998       6 Citations
  • Last update: 01/30/2020
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