David Kawatu, M.D.

David Kawatu, M.D.

Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Department

Pediatrics

To see if David Kawatu is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

UC Davis Children's Hospital

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-282-3284

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Division

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Education

M.D., University of Zambia School of Medicine, Zambia, 1986

B.S., University of Zambia, Zambia, 1983

Residency

SUNY Heath Science Center, Syracuse, NY, 1996

Fellowships

Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 1999

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2003

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Crohn?s Colitis Foundation of America

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroentrology, Hepatology Nutrition

Select Recent Publications

Schaefer ME, Machan JT, Kawatu D, Langton CR,, Markowitz J, Crandall W, Mack DR, Evans JS, Pfefferkorn MD, Griffiths AM, Otley AR, Bousvaros A, Kugathasan S, Rosh JR, Keljo DJ, Carvalho RS, Tomer G, Mamula P, Kay MH, Kerzner B, Oliva-Hemker M, Kappelman MD, Saeed SA, Hyams JS, LeLeiko NS. Factors that Determine Risk for Surgery in Pediatric Patients with Crohn's Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Sep; 8(9): 789-94.

Shapiro J, Kawatu D, Bancroft B, LeLeiko N. Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pediatrics. Medicine Health Rhode Island 2009;92(4):135-147

LeLeiko N, Pinkos B, Trotta J, Kawatu, D. Nutrition in inflammatory bowel disease. Medicine Health Rhode Island 2009;92(4):131-134

Kawatu, D., Leleiko. NS. Screening for celiac disease in asymptomatic children with Down syndrome: cost-effectiveness of preventing lymphoma. Pediatrics. 2006 Aug;118(2):816-7.

Kawatu D, Blatt, SD, Weinberger, HL, Universal versus selective screening for lead in children. Pediatrics 1995;95(1):157-9.

Kawatu, D., Lees, RM., MacLachlan, RA. Screening for intestinal parasites: is a single specimen valid? Can Fam Physician 1993;39:1748-50.

Kawatu D, MacLachlan, RA, Lees RM. Intestinal parasite control in an institution for developmentally handicapped adults. Can J Public Health 1992; 83(4):295-7.

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