On Aug. 31, 9-year-old Liam Doherty organized his second annual lemonade stand to support the research of Jess Kaplan, MD, clinical director of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center.
Jess Kaplan, MD
Jess Kaplan, MD
Clinical Lead, Pediatric Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
MGH Cape Cod Forestdale Office
280-D Route 130
Forestdale, MA 02644-1131
- MD, UMASS Medical School
- MD, Univ. Mass. Worc. M.S.
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Accepted Insurance Plans
Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.
Moy MP, Kaplan JL, Moran CJ, Winter HS, Gee MS. MR enterography as a biomarker of mucosal healing in young patients with Crohn's disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jun 28:1-7. [Epub ahead of print].
Wang F*, Kaplan JL*, Gold BD, Bhasin MK, Ward NL, Kellermayer R, Kirschner BS, Heyman MB, Dowd SE, Cox SB, Dogan H, Steven B, Ferry GD, Cohen SA, Baldassano RN, Moran CJ, Garnett EA, Drake L, Otu HH, Mirny LA, Libermann TA, Winter HS, Korolev KS. Detecting Microbial Dysbiosis Associated with Pediatric Crohn Disease Despite the High Variability of the Gut Microbiota. Cell Rep. 2016;14:945-55.
Moran CJ, Kaplan JL, Winter HS, Masiakos PT. Occult blood and perianal exam: value added in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease screening. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;6:52-55.
Russell GH, Kaplan JL, Youngster I, Baril-Dore M, Schindelar L, Hohmann E, Winter HS. Fecal transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in children with and without inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014;58(5):588-592. PMID: 24792627
Koukos G, Polytarchou C, Kaplan JL, Morley-Fletcher A, Gras-Miralles B, Kokkotou E, Baril-Dore M, Pothoulakis C, Winter HS, Iliopoulos D. MicroRNA-124 Regulates STAT3 Expression and is Downregulated in Colon Tissues of Pediatric Patients with Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology. 2013;145(4):842-853.
Kaplan JL, Walker WA. Early gut colonization and subsequent obesity risk. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012;15(3):278-284