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Jyoti Ramakrishna, MD accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Acid reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis, inflammatory bowel disease
Training + Education Lady Hardinge Medical College, India; Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital/Delhi University, India; New York Medical College; New England Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
Board Certifications Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology
NPI # 1184606352
Gender Female
Language(s) Hindi

Locations + Directions

Floating Hospital for Children
Floating Hospital, 2nd Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 213
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-8718
Phone #: 617-636-3266
Pediatric Specialty Center - Framingham
85 Lincoln St., 4th Floor
Framingham, MA 01702
Fax #: 508-820-1139
Phone #: 866-618-5518
Pediatric Specialty Center - Chelmsford
20 Research Pl., #210
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
Fax #: 978-703-4176
Phone #: 978-937-6362
Pediatric Specialty Center - Westford
198 Littleton Rd., Suite 203
Westford, MA 01886
Fax #: 978-692-5320
Phone #: 508-640-5300

Publications + National Presentations

1. Gilbert JV, Ramakrishna J, Sunderman FW Jr, Wright A, Plaut AG: Protein Hpn: cloning and characterization of a histidine-rich metal binding polypeptide in Helicobacter pylori and H. mustelae. Infection and Immunity, 1995,63:2682-8.

2. Ramakrishna J, Langhans N, Calenda K, Grand RJ, Verhave M: Combined use of cyclosporine and azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 1996;22:296-302.

3. Grand RJ, Ramakrishna J, Calenda KA. Therapeutic strategies for pediatric Crohn’s disease. Clinical and Investigative Medicine, 1996;19:373-80.

4. Ramakrishna J, Treem WR. Duodenal hematoma as a complication of endoscopic biopsy in pediatric bone marrow transplant recipients. Journal of Pediatric Gastroentrology and Nutrition, 1997;25:426-29.

5. Van Hove JLK, Kahler SG, Feezor MD, Ramakrishna JP, Hart P, Treem WR, Shen J, Mattern D, Millington DS. Acylcarnitines in plasma and blood spots of patients with long-chain 3-hydroxyacylcoenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency. J of Inherited and Metabolic Diseases. 2000;23:571-82.

6. Czinn S, Gold BD, Dickinson C, Ramakrishna J, Orenstein S. Research Agenda for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: Acid-Peptic Diseases. Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition for the Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition , 2002; 35: Suppl 3, S250-3.

7. Ramakrishna J, Johnson AR, Banner BF. Long-term Minocycline Use for Acne in Healthy Adolescents Can Cause Severe Autoimmune Hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2009; 43(8):787-790.

8. S. Wirth, C. Ribes-Koninckx, F. Bortolotti; L. Zancan, P. Jara, M. Shelton, N. Kerkar, M. Galoppo, N. Rodriguez-Baez, M. Ciocca, A. Lachaux, F. Lacaille, T. Lang, U. Kullmer, W.D. Huber, T. Gonzalez, H. Pollack, E. Alonso, P. Broue, J. Ramakrishna, D. Neigut, A. del Valle-Segarra, B. Hunter, Z. Goodman, Christine Xu,J. Harvey, S. Noviello , V. Sniukiene, C. Brass, J. Albrecht. High Sustained Virologic Response Rates in Children With Chronic Hepatitis C Receiving Peginterferon alfa-2b Plus Ribavirin. J of Hepatology. 2010; 52: 501–507.

9. Maturo S,Hill C, Bunting G, Baliff C, Ramakrishna J, Scirica C, Fracchia MS, Donovan A, Hartnick C. Pediatric Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM): A Multidisciplinary Approach for Evaluation and Treatment. Pediatrics, 2011 Dec;128(6):e1443-9. Epub 2011 Nov 28.


I was born in Boston, moved back to India as an infant, and returned in 1989 to train in Ped GI (at Tufts) after 1 year of Ped Residency required by the ABP. My first faculty job was at Duke, then I moved w/my husband to California (UC Davis), only to move back with him to MA a couple years later. After 11 years at UMass I have been at MGH/HMS for the past 2 ½ years. I enjoy doing clinical research, and like to teach Residents, students and fellow as well as colleagues.

Professional Memberships

National Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
American Gastroenterological Society (AGA)
Massachusetts Medical Society

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