Melissa Hurwitz

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

Professional Education

Medical Education: Tufts University (06/97) MA

Residency: Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA (06/00) CA

Internship: Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA (07/98) CA

Fellowship: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (06/04) CA

Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics (2007)

Evaluation of Ethanol Lock Therapy in Pediatric Patients on Long-Term Parenteral Nutrition
Pieroni, K. P., Nespor, C., Ng, M., Garcia, M., Hurwitz, M., & Kerner, J. A. (2013). Evaluation of Ethanol Lock Therapy in Pediatric Patients on Long-Term Parenteral Nutrition. NUTRITION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, 28(2), 226-231.

Intermediate-term outcomes after combined heart-liver transplantation in children with a univentricular heart.
Hollander, S. A., Reinhartz, O., Maeda, K., Hurwitz, M., N Rosenthal, D., & Bernstein, D. (2013). Intermediate-term outcomes after combined heart-liver transplantation in children with a univentricular heart. journal of heart and lung transplantation , 32(3), 368-370.

Impact of immunosuppression on the development of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) viremia after pediatric liver transplantation.
Lu, B. R., Park, K. T., Hurwitz, M., Cox, K. L., & Berquist, W. E. (2013). Impact of immunosuppression on the development of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) viremia after pediatric liver transplantation. Transplantation proceedings, 45(1), 301-304.

Acute Liver Failure in a Pediatric Patient with Disseminated Tuberculosis
Whitney, J., Hurwitz, M., Mojtahed, A., Hwang, C., & Gallo, A. (2011). Acute Liver Failure in a Pediatric Patient with Disseminated Tuberculosis. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 56(10), 2780-2783.

Analysis of clinical variables associated with tolerance in pediatric liver transplant recipients
Talisetti, A., Hurwitz, M., Sarwal, M., Berquist, W., Castillo, R., & Cox, K. (2010). Analysis of clinical variables associated with tolerance in pediatric liver transplant recipients. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 14(8), 976-979.

Increased Number of Regulatory T Cells in Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Fuentebella, J., Patel, A., Nguyen, T., Sanjanwala, B., Berquist, W., & Nadeau, K. (2010). Increased Number of Regulatory T Cells in Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 51(3), 283-289.

Complete immunosuppressive withdrawal as a uniform approach to post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplantation
Hurwitz, M., Desai, D. M., Cox, K. L., Berquist, W. E., Esquivel, C. O., & Millan, M. T. (2004). Complete immunosuppressive withdrawal as a uniform approach to post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver transplantation. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 8(3), 267-272.

Copper deficiency during parenteral nutrition: a report of four pediatric cases.
Hurwitz, M., Garcia, M. G., Poole, R. L., & Kerner, J. A. (2004). Copper deficiency during parenteral nutrition: a report of four pediatric cases. Nutrition in clinical practice , 19(3), 305-308.