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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

David Kawatu, M.D. View profile as PDF

David  Kawatu

Specialty:

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Department:

Pediatrics

Division:

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95617
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Phone:

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

Education:

M.D., University of Zambia School of Medicine, Zambia, 1986
B.S., University of Zambia, Zambia, 1983

Internships:

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 1993

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.

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).