Guest Profile

Dr. Marla Dubinsky

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD - Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Co-Director of the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, NY

Dr. Dubinsky’s primary research focuses on the influence of genetics and immune responses on the variability in clinical presentations, treatment responses and prognosis of early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Dubinsky’s other interests include the impact of IBD on fertility and pregnancy. She is the co-founder of WECARE in IBD, an organization dedicated to the health of women with IBD. She has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally, and has published in more than 170 peer-reviewed journals, including Gastroenterology, Lancet, JAMA, The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

She recently became a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) IBD Parenthood Project. Dr. Dubinsky received her medical degree from Queen’s University, Canada. She completed her pediatric residency at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Canada, and her clinical fellowship in gastroenterology and nutrition at Sainte-Justine Hospital at the University of Montreal, Canada. She completed her research fellowship in IBD at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, where she served as the director of the Pediatric IBD Center before going to Mount Sinai as the Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital and Co-director of the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center.