Douglas S. Lindblad, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Assistant: Marcy L Kegges

Dr. Lindblad is a pediatric gastroenterologist who has been in clinical practice at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh since 2005. He provides care for children with a wide variety of GI problems. He has a special interest in Cystic Fibrosis and works closely with CF Pulmonology and CF Endocrinology colleagues in the care of CF-related gastrointestinal illness. He is a co-investigator in a study examining the relationship between CF-related liver disease and glucose excursions. He also participates with colleagues in other studies within the GI division. His primary goals include improving the health and well being of children with gastrointestinal disease and providing outstanding educational training for our next generation of pediatric and GI physicians.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Selected Publications

Lindblad DS. Murphey CR. Clark JW. Giles WR. A model of the action potential and underlying membrane currents in a rabbit atrial cell. American Journal of Physiology. 271(4 Pt 2):H1666-96, 1996 Oct.

Nygren A. Fiset C. Firek L. Clark JW. Lindblad DS. Clark RB. Giles WR. Mathematical model of an adult human atrial cell: the role of K+ currents in repolarization. Circulation Research. 82(1):63-81, 1998 Jan 9-23.

An JK, Blomenkamp K, Lindblad D, Teckman JH. Quantitative isolation of alphalAT mutant Z protein polymers from human and mouse livers and the effect of heat. Hepatology. 2005 Jan;41(1):160-7.

Teckman JH. Lindblad D. Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency: diagnosis, pathophysiology and management. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2006 Feb;8(1):14-20.

Lindblad D, Blomenkamp K. Teckman J. Alpha-1-antitrypsin mutant Z protein content in individual hepatocytes correlates with cell death in a mouse model. Hepatology. 2007 Oct;46(4):1228-35.

Lindblad DS. Weiner DJ. Orenstein DM. The gastrointestinal tract. In: Cystic Fibrosis: A guide for patient and family. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. 2012.

Lindblad D. How should I use pancreatic enzymes in children with Cystic Fibrosis and other causes of pancreatic insufficiency? In: Curbside Consultant in Pediatric GI. Rosh JR and Bousvaros A (ed). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorportated, 2013.

Qatarneh SA. Michael HK. Lindblad D. Ozolek J. Venkat V. Weiner DJ. Pancreatic cystosis and intrahepatic biliopathy in a young adult with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Pediatrics. 2018 Dec;203:457.