Shikha Sundaram, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine (1998)
Residency:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Children's Memorial Hospital Program, Pediatrics (2001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Publications

  • Sundaram SS, Halbower AC, Klawitter J, Pan Z, Robbins K, Capocelli KE, Sokol RJ. Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia Improves the Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children. J Pediatr. 2018 Jul;198:67-75.e1. PubMed PMID: 29752170
  • Lurz E, Quammie C, Englesbe M, Alonso EM, Lin HC, Hsu EK, Furuya KN, Gupta NA, Venkat VL, Daniel JF, Leonis MA, Miloh T, Telega GW, Yap J, Menendez J, Book LS, Himes RW, Sundaram SS, Parekh R, Sonnenday C, Bucuvalas J, Ng VL, Kamath BM. Frailty in Children with Liver Disease: A Prospective Multicenter Study. J Pediatr. 2018 Mar;194:109-115.e4. PubMed PMID: 29478492
  • 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
  • Feng S, Bucuvalas JC, Demetris AJ, Burrell BE, Spain KM, Kanaparthi S, Magee JC, Ikle D, Lesniak A, Lozano JJ, Alonso EM, Bray RA, Bridges NE, Doo E, Gebel HM, Gupta NA, Himes RW, Jackson AM, Lobritto SJ, Mazariegos GV, Ng VL, Rand EB, Sherker AH, Sundaram S, Turmelle YP, Sanchez-Fueyo A. Evidence of Chronic Allograft Injury in Liver Biopsy Samples From Long-Term Pediatric Recipients of Liver Transplants. Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30144432
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. Response to the Letters Regarding the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition NAFLD Guidelines. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Nov;65(5):e115-e116. PubMed PMID: 29059122
  • 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
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. Response to Letters Regarding the NASPGHAN NAFLD Guidelines. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28872475
  • Sheiko MA, Sundaram SS, Capocelli KE, Pan Z, McCoy AM, Mack CL. Outcomes in Pediatric Autoimmune Hepatitis and Significance of Azathioprine Metabolites. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Jul;65(1):80-85. PubMed PMID: 28272159
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. NASPGHAN Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children: Recommendations from the Expert Committee on NAFLD (ECON) and the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN). J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Feb;64(2):319-334. PubMed PMID: 28107283
  • Feldman AG, Sundaram SS, Beaty BL, Kempe A. Hospitalizations for Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Vaccine-Preventable Infections in the First 2 Years After Pediatric Liver Transplant. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar;182:232-238.e1. PubMed PMID: 28088400
  • Sundaram SS, Mack CL, Feldman AG, Sokol RJ. Biliary Atresia: Indications and Timing of Liver Transplantation and Optimization of Pre-Transplant Care. Liver Transpl. 2016 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27650268
  • Mehta P, Sundaram S, Furuta GT, Pan Z, Atkins D, Markowitz S. Propofol Use in Pediatric Patients With Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27276432
  • Vos MB, Abrams SH, Barlow SE, Caprio S, Daniels SR, Kohli R, Mouzaki M, Sathya P, Schwimmer JB, Sundaram SS, Xanthakos SA. NASPGHAN Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27906803
  • Sundaram SS, Halbower A, Pan Z, Robbins K, Capocelli KE, Klawitter J, Shearn CT, Sokol RJ. Nocturnal hypoxia-induced oxidative stress promotes progression of pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. J Hepatol. 2016 Sep;65(3):560-9. PubMed PMID: 27501738
  • Feldman AG, Kempe A, Beaty BL, Sundaram SS. Immunization practices among pediatric transplant hepatologists. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27449120
  • Kohli R, Sunduram S, Mouzaki M, Ali S, Sathya P, Abrams S, Xanthakos SA, Vos M, Schwimmer JB. Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Report from the Expert Committee on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (ECON). J Pediatr. 2016 May;172:9-13. PubMed PMID: 26749112
  • Sundaram SS, Halbower A, Pan Z, Robbins K, Capocelli KE, Klawitter J, Shearn CT, Sokol RJ. Nocturnal hypoxia-induced oxidative stress promotes progression of pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. J Hepatol. 2016 Sep;65(3):560-9. PubMed PMID: 27501738
  • Feldman AG, Kempe A, Beaty BL, Sundaram SS. Immunization practices among pediatric transplant hepatologists. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27449120
  • Kohli R, Sunduram S, Mouzaki M, Ali S, Sathya P, Abrams S, Xanthakos SA, Vos M, Schwimmer JB. Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Report from the Expert Committee on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (ECON). J Pediatr. 2016 May;172:9-13. PubMed PMID: 26749112
  • Sullivan JS, Le MT, Pan Z, Rivard C, Love-Osborne K, Robbins K, Johnson RJ, Sokol RJ, Sundaram SS. Oral fructose absorption in obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Pediatr Obes. 2014 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24961681
  • Hurst AL, Clark N, Carpenter TC, Sundaram SS, Reiter PD. Supra-therapeutic tacrolimus concentrations associated with concomitant nicardipine in pediatric liver transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Jun;19(4):E83-7. PubMed PMID: 25850753
  • Sullivan JS, Le MT, Pan Z, Rivard C, Love-Osborne K, Robbins K, Johnson RJ, Sokol RJ, Sundaram SS. Oral fructose absorption in obese children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Pediatr Obes. 2014 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24961681
  • Sundaram SS, Sokol RJ, Capocelli KE, Pan Z, Sullivan JS, Robbins K, Halbower AC. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypoxemia Are Associated with Advanced Liver Histology in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Pediatr. 2013 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24321532
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Member
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Member
  • American Gastroenterological Association, Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology, Member

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certification (2006)
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems)
  • Surgery - Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
  • Digestive System
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include pediatric liver disease, pediatric liver transplant and pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Children's Memorial Hospital Program, Pediatrics (2001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
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