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Scott P. Pentiuk, MD, MEd


  • Director, GI Fellowship Program
  • GI Director, Interdisciplinary Feeding Team 
  • Medical Director, A4S
  • Physician, Interdisciplinary Feeding Team
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
I embrace a team approach to care. I believe my patients and families are a part of that care team.

About

Biography

As a pediatric gastroenterologist, I specialize in children with feeding difficulties and eosinophilic esophagitis, a chronic immune system disease. I work with the interdisciplinary feeding team at Cincinnati Children's. We help children overcome their feeding problems.

My lifelong interest in science led me to become a doctor. I chose medicine because it let me solve problems and help children. I found pediatric gastroenterology appealing as it encompasses so many aspects of children’s lives, including nutrition.

I embrace a team approach to care. I believe my patients and families are a part of that care team. As an educator and the fellowship training director for the Division of Gastroenterology, I teach future doctors how to use the team model.

My research interests focus on pureed feeding by G-tube diets and aerodigestive disorders.

In my free time, I love to exercise and spend time with my family. We like to travel to warm places where we can scuba dive.

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Publications

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Tailored to Anxiety Symptoms Improves Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Cunningham, NR; Kalomiris, A; Peugh, J; Farrell, M; Pentiuk, S; Mallon, D; Le, C; Moorman, E; Fussner, L; Dutta, RA; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 230:62-70.e3.

GER characteristics after fundoplication in children with aerodigestive disorders. Anand, I; Pentiuk, S; Garza, J; Su, W; Fei, L; Kaul, A. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020; 55:456-460.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children With Complex Airway Disease. Pentiuk, S; Putnam, PE. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children. 2019.

77 Feeding and Swallowing Disorders. Miller, CK; Maybee, J; Prager, J; Pentiuk, S. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children. 2019.

78 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children With Complex Airway Disease. Pentiuk, S; Putnam, PE. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children. 2019.

Integrating Psychological Screening Into Medical Care for Youth With Abdominal Pain. Cunningham, NR; Moorman, E; Brown, CM; Mallon, D; Chundi, PK; Mara, CA; Pentiuk, S; Lynch-Jordan, AM; Dykes, DM H; Elfers, J; et al. Pediatrics. 2018; 142.

Structure and Functions of Pediatric Aerodigestive Programs: A Consensus Statement. Boesch, RP; Balakrishnan, K; Acra, S; Benscoter, DT; Cofer, SA; Collaco, JM; Dahl, JP; Daines, CL; DeAlarcon, A; DeBoer, EM; et al. Pediatrics. 2018; 141.

Development of the Aim to Decrease Anxiety and Pain Treatment for Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders. Cunningham, NR; Nelson, S; Jagpal, A; Moorman, E; Farrell, M; Pentiuk, S; Kashikar-Zuck, S. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2018; 66:16-20.

A Procedural and Educational Experience Following Creation of an Advanced Pediatric Endoscopy Service. Mezoff, EA; Lin, TK; Kaul, A; Kocoshis, S; Putnam, P; Pentiuk, S. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2017; 64:e96-e99.

Newly developed and validated eosinophilic esophagitis histology scoring system and evidence that it outperforms peak eosinophil count for disease diagnosis and monitoring. Collins, MH; Martin, LJ; Alexander, ES; Boyd, JT; Sheridan, R; He, H; Pentiuk, S; Putnam, PE; Abonia, JP; Mukkada, VA; et al. Diseases of the Esophagus. 2017; 30:1-8.

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