Calies Menard-Katcher, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Bryn Mawr College (PA) (2000)
Residency:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatrics (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2012)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Publications

  • Nguyen N, Hayes K, Fenton L, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C. Case Series: Role of Pill Esophagram to Identify Pediatric Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Amenable to Therapeutic Dilation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Oct;71(4):530-532. PubMed PMID: 32960542
  • Rosenwald KD, Hayes K, Menard-Katcher C, Belkind-Gerson J. Implementation of a Timed Barium Esophagram Protocol for Assessment of Esophageal Function in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Oct;71(4):470-475. PubMed PMID: 32639450
  • Pesek RD, Reed CC, Collins MH, Muir AB, Fulkerson PC, Menard-Katcher C, Falk GW, Kuhl J, Magier AZ, Ahmed FN, Demarshall M, Gupta A, Gross J, Ashorobi T, Carpenter CL, Krischer JP, Gonsalves N, Hirano I, Spergel JM, Gupta SK, Furuta GT, Rothenberg ME, Dellon ES. Association Between Endoscopic and Histologic Findings in a Multicenter Retrospective Cohort of Patients with Non-esophageal Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Jul;65(7):2024-2035. PubMed PMID: 31773359
  • Pesek RD, Reed CC, Muir AB, Fulkerson PC, Menard-Katcher C, Falk GW, Kuhl J, Martin EK, Magier AZ, Ahmed F, Demarshall M, Gupta A, Gross J, Ashorobi T, Carpenter CL, Krischer JP, Gonsalves N, Spergel JM, Gupta SK, Furuta GT, Rothenberg ME, Dellon ES. Increasing Rates of Diagnosis, Substantial Co-Occurrence, and Variable Treatment Patterns of Eosinophilic Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, and Colitis Based on 10-Year Data Across a Multicenter Consortium. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jun;114(6):984-994. PubMed PMID: 31008735
  • Nguyen N, Lavery WJ, Capocelli KE, Smith C, DeBoer EM, Deterding R, Prager JD, Leinwand K, Kobak GE, Kramer RE, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D, Fleischer D, Greenhawt M, Friedlander JA. Transnasal Endoscopy in Unsedated Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Using Virtual Reality Video Goggles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Nov;17(12):2455-2462. PubMed PMID: 30708107
  • Mark JA, Anderson BT, Pan Z, Menard-Katcher C, Kramer RE. Comparative Analysis of Adverse Events After Esophageal Balloon and Bougie Dilations in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 May;68(5):630-634. PubMed PMID: 30562312
  • Pesek RD, Reed CC, Muir AB, Fulkerson PC, Menard-Katcher C, Falk GW, Kuhl J, Martin EK, Magier AZ, Ahmed F, Demarshall M, Gupta A, Gross J, Ashorobi T, Carpenter CL, Krischer JP, Gonsalves N, Spergel JM, Gupta SK, Furuta GT, Rothenberg ME, Dellon ES. Increasing Rates of Diagnosis, Substantial Co-Occurrence, and Variable Treatment Patterns of Eosinophilic Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, and Colitis Based on 10-Year Data Across a Multicenter Consortium. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jun;114(6):984-994. PubMed PMID: 31008735
  • Nguyen N, Lavery WJ, Capocelli KE, Smith C, DeBoer EM, Deterding R, Prager JD, Leinwand K, Kobak GE, Kramer RE, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D, Fleischer D, Greenhawt M, Friedlander JA. Transnasal Endoscopy in Unsedated Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Using Virtual Reality Video Goggles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Nov;17(12):2455-2462. PubMed PMID: 30708107
  • Mark JA, Anderson BT, Pan Z, Menard-Katcher C, Kramer RE. Comparative Analysis of Adverse Events After Esophageal Balloon and Bougie Dilations in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 May;68(5):630-634. PubMed PMID: 30562312
  • Inage E, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C, Masterson JC. Eosinophilic Esophagitis - Pathophysiology and its Clinical Implications. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30212252
  • Dellon ES, Liacouras CA, Molina-Infante J, Furuta GT, Spergel JM, Zevit N, Spechler SJ, Attwood SE, Straumann A, Aceves SS, Alexander JA, Atkins D, Arva NC, Blanchard C, Bonis PA, Book WM, Capocelli KE, Chehade M, Cheng E, Collins MH, Davis CM, Dias JA, Di Lorenzo C, Dohil R, Dupont C, Falk GW, Ferreira CT, Fox A, Gonsalves NP, Gupta SK, Katzka DA, Kinoshita Y, Menard-Katcher C, Kodroff E, Metz DC, Miehlke S, Muir AB, Mukkada VA, Murch S, Nurko S, Ohtsuka Y, Orel R, Papadopoulou A, Peterson KA, Philpott H, Putnam PE, Richter JE, Rosen R, Rothenberg ME, Schoepfer A, Scott MM, Shah N, Sheikh J, Souza RF, Strobel MJ, Talley NJ, Vaezi MF, Vandenplas Y, Vieira MC, Walker MM, Wechsler JB, Wershil BK, Wen T, Yang GY, Hirano I, Bredenoord AJ. Updated International Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Proceedings of the AGREE Conference. Gastroenterology. 2018 Oct;155(4):1022-1033.e10. PubMed PMID: 30009819
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr;66(4):603-608. PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Hall CHT, Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Prager J, Deboer E, Deterding R, Menard-Katcher C, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE, Friedlander JA. Unsedated In-office Transgastrostomy Esophagoscopy to Monitor Therapy in Pediatric Esophageal Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jan;66(1):33-36. PubMed PMID: 28505050
  • Inage E, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C, Masterson JC. Eosinophilic esophagitis: pathophysiology and its clinical implications. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 Nov 1;315(5):G879-G886. PubMed PMID: 30212252
  • Dellon ES, Liacouras CA, Molina-Infante J, Furuta GT, Spergel JM, Zevit N, Spechler SJ, Attwood SE, Straumann A, Aceves SS, Alexander JA, Atkins D, Arva NC, Blanchard C, Bonis PA, Book WM, Capocelli KE, Chehade M, Cheng E, Collins MH, Davis CM, Dias JA, Di Lorenzo C, Dohil R, Dupont C, Falk GW, Ferreira CT, Fox A, Gonsalves NP, Gupta SK, Katzka DA, Kinoshita Y, Menard-Katcher C, Kodroff E, Metz DC, Miehlke S, Muir AB, Mukkada VA, Murch S, Nurko S, Ohtsuka Y, Orel R, Papadopoulou A, Peterson KA, Philpott H, Putnam PE, Richter JE, Rosen R, Rothenberg ME, Schoepfer A, Scott MM, Shah N, Sheikh J, Souza RF, Strobel MJ, Talley NJ, Vaezi MF, Vandenplas Y, Vieira MC, Walker MM, Wechsler JB, Wershil BK, Wen T, Yang GY, Hirano I, Bredenoord AJ. Updated International Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Proceedings of the AGREE Conference. Gastroenterology. 2018 Oct;155(4):1022-1033.e10. PubMed PMID: 30009819
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr;66(4):603-608. PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr;66(4):603-608. PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr;66(4):603-608. PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Hall CHT, Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Prager J, Deboer E, Deterding R, Menard-Katcher C, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE, Friedlander JA. Unsedated In-office Transgastrostomy Esophagoscopy to Monitor Therapy in Pediatric Esophageal Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jan;66(1):33-36. PubMed PMID: 28505050
  • Hsu S, Wood C, Pan Z, Rahat H, Zeitler P, Fleischer D, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D. Adrenal Insufficiency in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients Treated with Swallowed Topical Steroids. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2017 Sep 1;30(3):135-140. PubMed PMID: 29062584
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Menard-Katcher C, Benitez AJ, Pan Z, Ahmed FN, Wilkins BJ, Capocelli KE, Liacouras CA, Verma R, Spergel JM, Furuta GT, Muir AB. Influence of Age and Eosinophilic Esophagitis on Esophageal Distensibility in a Pediatric Cohort. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep;112(9):1466-1473. PubMed PMID: 28508868
  • Hall CHT, Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Prager J, Deboer E, Deterding R, Menard-Katcher C, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE, Friedlander JA. Unsedated in Office Transgastrostomy Esophagoscopy (TGE) to Monitor Therapy in Pediatric Esophageal Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 May 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28505050
  • Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Kramer RE. Dilation of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Adverse Events and Short-term Outcomes. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 May;64(5):701-706. PubMed PMID: 28055990
  • Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C. Sticky Steroids: In Search of an Approved Treatment for Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Feb;64(2):172-173. PubMed PMID: 27367789
  • Hsu S, Wood C, Pan Z, Rahat H, Zeitler P, Fleischer D, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Atkins D. Adrenal Insufficiency in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients Treated with Swallowed Topical Steroids. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2017 Sep 1;30(3):135-140. PubMed PMID: 29062584
  • Menard-Katcher C, Benitez AJ, Pan Z, Ahmed FN, Wilkins BJ, Capocelli KE, Liacouras CA, Verma R, Spergel JM, Furuta GT, Muir AB. Influence of Age and Eosinophilic Esophagitis on Esophageal Distensibility in a Pediatric Cohort. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep;112(9):1466-1473. PubMed PMID: 28508868
  • Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Kramer RE. Dilation of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Adverse Events and Short-term Outcomes. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 May;64(5):701-706. PubMed PMID: 28055990
  • Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C. Sticky Steroids: In Search of an Approved Treatment for Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Feb;64(2):172-173. PubMed PMID: 27367789
  • Nguyen N, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C. Sticky Steroids-In Search Of An Approved Treatment For Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27367789
  • Dellon ES, Collins MH, Bonis PA, Leung J, Capocelli KE, Dohil R, Falk GW, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C, Gupta SK, Hirano I, Hiremath GS, Kagalwalla AF, Wershil BK, Liacouras CA, Muir AB, Mukkada VA, Putnam PE, Schoepfer AM, Straumann A, Wo JM, Yang GY, Rothenberg ME, Gonsalves N. Substantial Variability in Biopsy Practice Patterns Among Gastroenterologists for Suspected Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Dec;14(12):1842-1844. PubMed PMID: 27112108
  • Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD. Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb;83(2):299-306.e1. PubMed PMID: 26142551
  • Dellon ES, Collins MH, Bonis PA, Leung J, Capocelli KE, Dohil R, Falk GW, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher C, Gupta SK, Hirano I, Hiremath GS, Kagalwalla AF, Wershil BK, Liacouras CA, Muir AB, Mukkada VA, Putnam PE, Schoepfer AM, Straumann A, Wo JM, Yang GY, Rothenberg ME, Gonsalves N. Substantial Variability in Biopsy Practice Patterns Among Gastroenterologists for Suspected Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Dec;14(12):1842-1844. PubMed PMID: 27112108
  • Capocelli KE, Fernando SD, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Masterson JC, Wartchow EP. Ultrastructural features of eosinophilic oesophagitis: impact of treatment on desmosomes. J Clin Pathol. 2015 Jan;68(1):51-6. PubMed PMID: 25359789
  • Friedlander JA, DeBoer EM, Soden JS, Furuta GT, Menard-Katcher CD, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Kramer RE, Deterding RR, Capocelli KE, Prager JD. Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy for monitoring therapy in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26142551
  • Menard-Katcher C, Swerdlow MP, Mehta P, Furuta GT, Fenton LZ. Contribution of Esophagram to the Evaluation of Complicated Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Nov;61(5):541-6. PubMed PMID: 25988559
  • Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Masterson JC. Mucosal inflammation, esophageal eosinophilia, and celiac disease: a little "pinch" will have to do you. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Apr;60(4):427-8. PubMed PMID: 25611031
  • Capocelli KE, Fernando SD, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Masterson JC, Wartchow EP. Ultrastructural features of eosinophilic oesophagitis: impact of treatment on desmosomes. J Clin Pathol. 2015 Jan;68(1):51-6. PubMed PMID: 25359789
  • Menard-Katcher C, Henry M, Furuta GT, Atkins D, Maune NC, Haas AM. Significance of feeding dysfunction in eosinophilic esophagitis. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Aug 21;20(31):11019-22. PubMed PMID: 25152606
  • Zahm AM, Menard-Katcher C, Benitez AJ, Tsoucas DM, Le Guen CL, Hand NJ, Friedman JR. Pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis is associated with changes in esophageal microRNAs. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Oct 15;307(8):G803-12. PubMed PMID: 25147232
  • Klinnert MD, Silveira L, Harris R, Moore W, Atkins D, Fleischer DM, Menard-Katcher C, Aceves S, Spergel JM, Franciosi JP, Furuta GT. Health-related quality of life over time in children with eosinophilic esophagitis and their families. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Sep;59(3):308-16. PubMed PMID: 24897164
  • Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT. Non- and semi-invasive methods of monitoring eosinophilic esophagitis. Dig Dis. 2014;32(1-2):102-6. PubMed PMID: 24603390
  • Furuta GT, Atkins D, Capocelli KE, de Zoeten EF, Fleischer D, Menard-Katcher C. Antitumor necrosis factor, infliximab, and adalimumab: use with caution in eosinophilic bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Oct;57(4):e25. PubMed PMID: 23820407
  • Harris RF, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Furuta GT, Klinnert MD. Psychosocial dysfunction in children and adolescents with eosinophilic esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Oct;57(4):500-5. PubMed PMID: 23752077
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Professional Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Member
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHN), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Digestive System

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Bryn Mawr College (PA) (2000)
Residency Programs:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatrics (2008)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2012)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
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