Elizabeth C. Utterson, M.D.  eutterson@wustl.edu

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Medical Director of Procedures
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

phone: (314) 454-6173

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease, Celiac disease, Interventional Endoscopy


  • BA, University of Notre Dame1994
  • MD, Creighton University School of Medicine1998


  • Residency, St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine1998 - 2001
  • Chief Residency , St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine2001 - 2002
  • Fellowship - clinical, University of Colorado Denver/The Children's Hospital of Denver2002 - 2003
  • Fellowship - research, St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine2003 - 2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2001 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
  • 2002 - 2003CO, Colorado Medical Training Temporary License
  • 2005 - PresPediatric Gastroenterology
  • 2010 - PresMO, Physician and Surgeon
  • 2016 - PresAR, Arkansas Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Kappa Beta, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honor Society)1994
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society)1997
  • Scholastic Achievement Award1998
  • James P. Keating Pediatric Intern Award (St. Louis, MO)1999
  • Annual Pediatric Fellow Teaching Award (Denver, CO)2003
  • "Best Doctor" award2009 - Pres
  • Pediatric Residency Lecturer of the Month2012
  • Pediatric Residency Lecturer of the Month2014
  • Top 10% of Washington University School of Medicine physicians according to patient satisfaction for 20152016
  • Robert Strunk Outstanding Outpatient Medicine Physican2017

Recent Publications view all (9)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Azathioprine-Associated Complete NK Cell Deficiency. J Clin Immunol. 2017. PMID:28639167 
  2. NASPGHAN Capsule Endoscopy Clinical Report. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017;64(3):485-494. PMID:27642781 
  3. Developing the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit: A Clinical Report by the Endoscopy and Procedures Committee. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016;63(2):295-306. PMID:26974415 
  4. Suction rectal biopsy yields adequate tissue in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2016;51(6):966-9. PMID:27032614 
  5. Prevalence of nasopharyngeal pneumococcal colonization in children and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of carriage isolates. Int J Infect Dis. 2015;39:50-52. PMCID:PMC4620696  PMID:26327122 
  6. Transient massive trimethylaminuria associated with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome. JIMD Rep. 2014;12:11-5. PMCID:PMC3897788  PMID:23821320 
  7. Biliary atresia: clinical profiles, risk factors, and outcomes of 755 patients listed for liver transplantation. J Pediatr. 2005;147(2):180-5. PMID:16126046 
  8. Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome Without Cutaneous Manifestations: A Rare Presentation of Chronic Anemia Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. in press. 
  9. Pediatric Endoscopy in the Era of COVID-19: A NASPGHANPosition Paper 
Last updated: 09/09/2020
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