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Director, Endoscopy and Pancreas Care Center

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

About Me


Tom K. Lin, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His greatest clinical interest is in taking care of children with pancreaticobiliary disorders, including children with diseases of the pancreas. He completed a formal advanced endoscopy fellowship in 2010 with specific training in ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Gastroenterology GI, Pancreas Care, Autoimmune Liver Disease

My Locations

My Education

MD: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2001.

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2004.

Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2007.

Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship (ERCP): Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2010.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2007.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Normograms for the Extrahepatic Bile Duct Diameter in Children. Feng, A; O'hara, SM; Gupta, R; Fei, L; Lin, TK. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2017; 64:e61-e64.

Risk Factors for Rapid Progression From Acute Recurrent to Chronic Pancreatitis in Children: Report From INSPPIRE. Liu, QY; Abu-El-Haija, M; Husain, SZ; Barth, B; Bellin, M; Fishman, DS; Freedman, SD; Gariepy, CE; Giefer, MJ; Gonska, T; et al. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019; 69:206-211.

Pancreas Divisum in Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis Report From INSPPIRE. Lin, TK; Abu-El-Haija, M; Nathan, JD; Palermo, JP; Barth, B; Bellin, M; Fishman, DS; Freedman, SD; Gariepy, CE; Giefer, MJ; et al. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2019; 53:e232-e238.

Thrombopoietin Contributes to Extreme Thrombocytosis After Pediatric Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation. Gurria, JP; Boucher, AA; Hornung, L; Palumbo, JS; Badia, P; Luchtman-Jones, L; Abu-El-Haija, M; Lin, TK; Nathan, JD. Pancreas. 2019; 48:652-655.

In-hospital and 90-day outcomes after total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation for pediatric chronic and acute recurrent pancreatitis. Kotagal, M; Slusher, J; Ahmad, S; Aronson, LA; Brunner, J; Chima, R; Elder, DA; Goldschneider, KR; Hornung, L; Lin, TK; et al. American Journal of Transplantation. 2019; 19:1187-1194.

Chronic Pancreatitis: Pediatric and Adult Cohorts Show Similarities in Disease Progress Despite Different Risk Factors. Schwarzenberg, SH; Uc, A; Zimmerman, B; Wilschanski, M; Wilcox, CM; Whitcomb, DC; Werlin, SL; Troendle, D; Tang, G; Slivka, A; et al. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019; 68:566-573.

Blood Urea Nitrogen Elevation Is a Marker for Pediatric Severe Acute Pancreatitis. Vitale, DS; Hornung, L; Lin, TK; Nathan, JD; Prasad, S; Thompson, T; Abu-El-Haija, M. Pancreas. 2019; 48:363-366.

Rapid Progression of Acute Pancreatitis to Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children. Sweeny, KF; Lin, TK; Nathan, JD; Denson, LA; Husain, SZ; Hornung, L; Thompson, T; Abu-El-Haija, M. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019; 68:104-109.

INternational Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In Search for a CuRE Cohort Study: Design and Rationale for INSPPIRE 2 From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer. Uc, A; Perito, ER; Pohl, JF; Shah, U; Abu-El-Haija, M; Barth, B; Bellin, MD; Ellery, KM; Fishman, DS; Gariepy, CE; et al. Pancreas. 2018; 47:1222-1228.

Impact of Obesity on Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis. Uc, A; Zimmerman, MB; Wilschanski, M; Werlin, SL; Troendle, D; Shah, U; Schwarzenberg, SJ; Rhee, S; Pohl, JF; Perito, ER; et al. Pancreas. 2018; 47:967-973.