Chris Cartwright, MD

Gastroenterologist, Inflammatory bowel disease specialist

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
4.8 out of 5
131 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

Digestive Health Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center - Endoscopy Suite at Stanford

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center in Redwood City (Endoscopy Suite)

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Professional Education

BS, Stanford University, Biology (1973)

MD, University of Utah, Medicine (1978)

Internship: UCSD Medical Center (1979) CA

Residency: UCSD Medical Center (1981) CA

Fellowship: UCSD Medical Center (1984) CA

Research Associate, The Salk Institute, Cancer Biology (1989)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1981)

Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1987)

Medical Education: University of Utah School of Medicine (1978) UT

Honors & Awards

Outstanding AGA Women in Science, American Gastroenterological Association (2008)

Premier Physician Award, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America - Greater Bay Area Chapter (2000)

Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation (1995)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Program for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Stanford University School of Medicine (1989 - Present)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.8

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Christine Cartwright, Coca and Annette Havien are the best health professionals I have ever worked with!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Cartwright is the best!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Cartwright is outstanding! Excellent! Best care ever + more than anticipated.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Cartwright is an excellent provider - highly recommend - a true, caring doctor in every sense.

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Rack1 promotes epithelial cell-cell adhesion by regulating E-cadherin endocytosis
Swaminathan, G., & Cartwright, C. A. (2012). Rack1 promotes epithelial cell-cell adhesion by regulating E-cadherin endocytosis. ONCOGENE, 31(3), 376-389.

A novel pro-apoptotic function of RACK1: suppression of Src activity in the intrinsic and Akt pathways
Mamidipudi, V., & Cartwright, C. A. (2009). A novel pro-apoptotic function of RACK1: suppression of Src activity in the intrinsic and Akt pathways. ONCOGENE, 28(50), 4421-4433.

Crohn's Colitis Complicated by Cytomegalovirus Infection
Levesque, B. G., Pai, R., & Cartwright, C. A. (2009). Crohn's Colitis Complicated by Cytomegalovirus Infection. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 54(9), 1864-1867.

RACK1 inhibits colonic cell growth by regulating Src activity at cell cycle checkpoints
Mamidipudi, V., Dhillon, N. K., Parman, T., Miller, L. D., Lee, K. C., & Cartwright, C. A. (2007). RACK1 inhibits colonic cell growth by regulating Src activity at cell cycle checkpoints. ONCOGENE, 26(20), 2914-2924.

Peptide modulators of Src activity in G(1) regulate entry into S phase and proliferation of NIH 3T3 cells
Mamidipudi, V., Miller, L. D., Mochly-Rosen, D., & Cartwright, C. A. (2007). Peptide modulators of Src activity in G(1) regulate entry into S phase and proliferation of NIH 3T3 cells. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 352(2), 423-430.

RACK1 regulates G(1)/S progression by suppressing Src kinase activity
Mamidipudi, V., Zhang, J., Lee, K. C., & Cartwright, C. A. (2004). RACK1 regulates G(1)/S progression by suppressing Src kinase activity. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY, 24(15), 6788-6798.

RACK1 regulates Src-mediated Sam68 and p190RhoGAP signaling
Miller, L. D., Lee, K. C., Mochly-Rosen, D., & Cartwright, C. A. (2004). RACK1 regulates Src-mediated Sam68 and p190RhoGAP signaling. ONCOGENE, 23(33), 5682-5686.

RACK1 inhibits the serum- and anchorage-independent growth of v-Src transformed cells
Mamidipudi, V., Chang, B. Y., Harte, R. A., Lee, K. C., & Cartwright, C. A. (2004). RACK1 inhibits the serum- and anchorage-independent growth of v-Src transformed cells. FEBS LETTERS, 567(2-3), 321-326.

Cytomegalovirus infection in steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis - A case-control study
Kambham, N., Vij, R., Cartwright, C. A., & Longacre, T. (2004). Cytomegalovirus infection in steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis - A case-control study. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGICAL PATHOLOGY, 28(3), 365-373.

Detection of protein kinase-binding partners by the yeast two-hybrid analysis.
Chang, B. Y., & Cartwright, C. A. (2003). Detection of protein kinase-binding partners by the yeast two-hybrid analysis. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 233, 327-343.

RACK1: a novel substrate for the Src protein-tyrosine kinase
Chang, B. Y., Harte, R. A., & Cartwright, C. A. (2002). RACK1: a novel substrate for the Src protein-tyrosine kinase. ONCOGENE, 21(50), 7619-7629.

The interaction of Src and RACK1 is enhanced by activation of protein kinase C and tyrosine phosphorylation of RACK1
Chang, B. Y., Chiang, M. L., & Cartwright, C. A. (2001). The interaction of Src and RACK1 is enhanced by activation of protein kinase C and tyrosine phosphorylation of RACK1. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 276(23), 20346-20356.

The Shp-2 tyrosine phosphatase activates the Src tyrosine kinase by a non-enzymatic mechanism
Walter, A. O., Peng, Z. Y., & Cartwright, C. A. (1999). The Shp-2 tyrosine phosphatase activates the Src tyrosine kinase by a non-enzymatic mechanism. ONCOGENE, 18(11), 1911-1920.

RACK1, a receptor for activated C kinase and a homolog of the beta subunit of G proteins, inhibits activity of Src tyrosine kinases and growth of NIH 3T3 cells
Chang, B. Y., Conroy, K. B., Machleder, E. M., & Cartwright, C. A. (1998). RACK1, a receptor for activated C kinase and a homolog of the beta subunit of G proteins, inhibits activity of Src tyrosine kinases and growth of NIH 3T3 cells. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY, 18(6), 3245-3256.

REGULATION OF THE SRC TYROSINE KINASE AND SYP TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE BY THEIR CELLULAR-ASSOCIATION
Peng, Z. Y., & Cartwright, C. A. (1995). REGULATION OF THE SRC TYROSINE KINASE AND SYP TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE BY THEIR CELLULAR-ASSOCIATION. ONCOGENE, 11(10), 1955-1962.

SRC ACTIVITY INCREASES AND YES ACTIVITY DECREASES DURING MITOSIS OF HUMAN COLON-CARCINOMA CELLS
Park, J., & Cartwright, C. A. (1995). SRC ACTIVITY INCREASES AND YES ACTIVITY DECREASES DURING MITOSIS OF HUMAN COLON-CARCINOMA CELLS. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY, 15(5), 2374-2382.

ELEVATED C-YES TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN PREMALIGNANT LESIONS OF THE COLON
PENA, S. V., Melhem, M. F., Meisler, A. I., & Cartwright, C. A. (1995). ELEVATED C-YES TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN PREMALIGNANT LESIONS OF THE COLON. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 108(1), 117-124.

ELEVATED C-SRC TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN PREMALIGNANT EPITHELIA OF ULCERATIVE-COLITIS
Cartwright, C. A., COAD, C. A., & Egbert, B. M. (1994). ELEVATED C-SRC TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN PREMALIGNANT EPITHELIA OF ULCERATIVE-COLITIS. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, 93(2), 509-515.

C-YES TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN HUMAN COLON-CARCINOMA
Park, J. S., Meisler, A. I., & Cartwright, C. A. (1993). C-YES TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY IN HUMAN COLON-CARCINOMA. ONCOGENE, 8(10), 2627-2635.

INTESTINAL CRYPT CELLS CONTAIN HIGHER LEVELS OF CYTOSKELETAL-ASSOCIATED PP60C-SRC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY THAN DO DIFFERENTIATED ENTEROCYTES
Cartwright, C. A., MAMAJIWALLA, S., SKOLNICK, S. A., Eckhart, W., & Burgess, D. R. (1993). INTESTINAL CRYPT CELLS CONTAIN HIGHER LEVELS OF CYTOSKELETAL-ASSOCIATED PP60C-SRC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE-ACTIVITY THAN DO DIFFERENTIATED ENTEROCYTES. ONCOGENE, 8(4), 1033-1039.

THE HEPATITIS-B VIRUS-ENCODED TRANSCRIPTIONAL TRANSACTIVATOR HBX APPEARS TO BE A NOVEL PROTEIN SERINE THREONINE KINASE
Wu, J. Y., Zhou, Z. Y., Judd, A., Cartwright, C. A., & Robinson, W. S. (1990). THE HEPATITIS-B VIRUS-ENCODED TRANSCRIPTIONAL TRANSACTIVATOR HBX APPEARS TO BE A NOVEL PROTEIN SERINE THREONINE KINASE. CELL, 63(4), 687-695.

Relapse of Intestinal and Hepatic Amebiasis After Treatment
Hwang, E. W., Cheung, L., Mojtahed, A., & Cartwright, C. A. (2011). Relapse of Intestinal and Hepatic Amebiasis After Treatment. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 56(3), 677-680.

Characterization of In Vivo Keratin 19 Phosphorylation on Tyrosine-391
Zhou, Q., Snider, N. T., Liao, J., Li, D. H., Hong, A., & Omary, M. B. (2010). Characterization of In Vivo Keratin 19 Phosphorylation on Tyrosine-391. PLOS ONE, 5(10).

Distal Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Presenting as Cholangitis
Lee, M., Banerjee, S., Posner, M. C., & Cartwright, C. A. (2010). Distal Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Presenting as Cholangitis. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 55(7), 1852-1855.

4.8 out of 5
131 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Christine Cartwright, Coca and Annette Havien are the best health professionals I have ever worked with!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Cartwright is the best!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Cartwright is outstanding! Excellent! Best care ever + more than anticipated.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Cartwright is an excellent provider - highly recommend - a true, caring doctor in every sense.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

The doctor spent little me. Much time was with fellow doctor. I had a pain which I wanted to show her after appointment. She documented it. Needs stronger communication to tell me to leave. WHEN SHE IS DONE.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Cartwright is the best!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I travel over 3 hours to see Dr. Cartwright. Each time I am very satisfied with her service.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Cartwright is the best in what she does. I would never go anywhere else.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Cartwright is a very professional and knowledgeable person. I'm honored to visit her. She solved my mystery health issues.