Claudio J. Morera, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pediatric Subspecialties (Pediatric Gastroenterology)

MD, Universidad Central de Venezuela

Claudio Morera, MD, Pediatrics, is a pediatric gastroenterologist with expertise in motility disorders. Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology for 18 years, the division has evolved from a single clinic session per month to a now state-of-the-art division, which serves close to 3,000 visits per year, performs a variety of procedures, and participates actively in the teaching of residents and medical students. He has expertise and leadership on the importance of cultural competence and humility in health care, and recruiting multilingual providers to provide culturally concordant care more effectively to our diverse population of patients. He developed a LatinX Medicine elective, during which medical students participate in learning and applying strategies to engage more effectively with patients of the LatinX culture.

Director (Section)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pediatric Subspecialties (Pediatric Gastroenterology)

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  1. Morera C, Nurko S, Rodriguez L. Evaluation of Fecal Incontinence in Pediatric Functional Constipation: Clinical Utility of Anorectal and Colon Manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 03 01; 72(3):361-365. PMID: 33560756
  2. Ambartsumyan L, Rodriguez L, Morera C, Nurko S. Longitudinal and radial characteristics of intra-anal pressures in children using 3D high-definition anorectal manometry: new observations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 108(12):1918-28. PMID: 24169274; DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.361;
  3. Roehrl MH, Hernandez M, Yang S, Christensen TG, Morera C, Wang JY. Helicobacter heilmannii gastritis in a young patient with a pet. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Aug; 76(2):421-2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22817795; DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2012.03.1403;
  4. Morera C, Nurko S. Heterogeneity of lower esophageal sphincter function in children with achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Jan; 54(1):34-40. PMID: 21694632; DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3182293d8c;
  5. Di Lorenzo C, Benninga MA, Forbes D, Morais MB, Morera C, Rudolph C, Staiano A, Sullivan PB, Tobin J. Functional gastrointestinal disorders, gastroesophageal reflux and neurogastroenterology: Working Group report of the second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Jun; 39 Suppl 2:S616-25. PMID: 15184761
  6. Morera C, Nurko S. Rectal manometry in patients with isolated sacral agenesis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Jul; 37(1):47-52. PMID: 12827005
  7. Guelrud M, Morera C, Rodriguez M, Jaen D, Pierre R. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction in children with recurrent pancreatitis and anomalous pancreaticobiliary union: an etiologic concept. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Aug; 50(2):194-9. PMID: 10425412
  8. Morera C, Rodriguez M, Prados J, Jaen D. [Anorectal manometry. Experience of 5 years]. G E N. 1995 Jul-Sep; 49(3):212-7. PMID: 8598259

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Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2012


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