Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
8730 Alden Drive
Suite 2E
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Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

  • IM/Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in both adult and pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). As director of the Cedars-Sinai Nutrition and Integrative IBD Program, Dr. Vasiliauskas has been exploring and examining the influences and role of nutrition, diet manipulations and supplements—including herbal products and probiotics—on disease activity and specific symptoms in the management of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis and IBD-associated small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. As a clinician and clinical researcher, he has focused and studied on how to optimize and fine-tune traditional anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and biologic therapies.

  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1984
  • Internship: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1988
  • Residency: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1989
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1992
  • Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 1993

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  • Best Doctors in Southern California, Recognized by Peers
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Committee
  • National Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Patient Education Committee
  • National Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Professional Education Committee
  • Vice-Chair, IRB-3

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Oliva-Hemker M, Ziring D, Saeed S, Bousvaros A. Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving. 2017.
  • Vasiliauskas EA, Kam LY, Karp LC, Gaiennie J, Yang HY, Targan SR. Marker antibody expression stratifies Crohn’s disease into immunologically homogeneous subgroups with distinct clinical characteristics. Gut. 2000;47(4):487-496.
  • Shih DQ, Nguyen M, Zheng L, Ibanez P, Mei L, Kwan LY, Bradford K, Ting C, Targan SR, Vasiliauskas EA. Split-dose administration of thiopurine drugs: a novel and effective strategy for managing preferential 6-MMP metabolism. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012;36(5):449-458.

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