Sakil S Kulkarni, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

phone: (314) 454-6173


  • MBBS, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital 2006


  • Residency (MD Pediatrics), PGIMER2007 - 2010
  • Residency, Miami (Nicklaus) Children Hospital2011 - 2014
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship, Washington University in St Louis/St. Louis Children's Hospital2014 - 2017
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Washington University in St Louis/St. Louis Children's Hospital2017 - 2018

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2011ECFMG
  • 2014 - 2024American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • 2017 - 2020MO, Missouri Medical Board
  • 2017 - 2020American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics Gastroenterology)
  • 2018 - 2020AR, Arkansas Medical Board
  • 2018 - PresAmerican Board of Internal Medicine Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

Honors and Awards

  • Teaching and Tomorrow award2012
  • James W. Bass Pediatric Bowl at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference2013
  • Poster of Distinction at the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting2014
  • Travel Grant at the 21st SPLIT Meeting in St. Louis2016
  • Poster of Distinction at the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting2017
  • Poster of Distinction at American Association of Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) annual meeting2017
  • American Society of Transplantation, Trainee Membership Award2018
  • International Pediatric Transplant Association Fellow Travel Award2018

Recent Publications view all (14)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Diet Modifies Pioglitazone's Influence on Hepatic PPAR γ-Regulated Mitochondrial Gene Expression PPAR Res. 2020. PMID:32963510 
  2. Surgical Therapy for Pediatric Hepatoblastoma in the USA over the Last Decade: Analysis of the National Cancer Database J Gastrointest Cancer . . 2020. PMID:32458263 
  3. Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes and Precision Medicine in Human Liver Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018;66(5):716-719. PMID:29509632 
  4. Postponing the Hypoglycemic Response to Partial Hepatectomy Delays Mouse Liver Regeneration. Am J Pathol. 2016;186(3):587-99. PMCID:PMC4816713  PMID:26772417 
  5. Acute Pancreatitis in Pediatric Patients: Demographics, Etiology, and Diagnostic Imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016;206(3):632-44. PMID:26901022 
  6. Clinical-radiologic features and treatment of hepatic lesions caused by inadvertent infusion of parenteral nutrition in liver parenchyma due to malposition of umbilical vein catheters. Pediatr Radiol. 2014;44(7):810-5. PMID:24557484 
  7. MRI-based score helps in assessing the severity and in follow-up of pediatric patients with perianal Crohn disease. JPGN. 2014;58(2):252-7. PMID:24121148  
  8. Use of Pediatric Health Information System database to study the trends in the incidence, management, etiology, and outcomes due to pediatric acute liver failure in the United States from 2008 to 2013 Pediatr Transpl. 19(9):888-95. PMID:26388211 
  9. MYO5B Pathogenic Variants Found to Cause Intestinal Symptoms Without Microvillus Inclusion Disease In A Child Who Previously Underwent Liver Transplantation For PFIC-like Cholestasis J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. PMID:32459745 
  10. Clinical and Pathological Feaures of a Newborn with Compound Heterozygous ANKS6 Variants Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. PMID:Not assigned yet 
  11. Folate Metabolism and Genetic Variant in Down Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther. 
  12. Application of Conjoint Analysis to Improve Reliability of Dietician Consultation in Pediatric Celiac Disease. Pediatr Qual Saf . 2(4):e29. 
  13. An unusual case of pleuropulmonary blastoma in a child with jejunal hamartomas Case Rep Pediatr. PMID:23970988 
  14. Breast milk is better than formula milk in preventing parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in infants receiving prolonged parenteral nutrition. JPGN. 57(3):383-8. PMID:23689264 
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