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John F. Pohl, M.D.

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Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3599
Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
81 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Map
(801) 213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065

Bio

Dr. John F. Pohl received his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, completed his Pediatric Residency at Phoenix Children´s Hospital / Maricopa Medical Center, and completed his Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He was on the faculty at Texas A&M University Health Science Center for 8 years until taking a faculty position at the University of Utah in 2009. Dr. Pohl is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

He is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is director of clinical operations for the division of pediatric gastroenterology. He staffs the pediatric cystic fibrosis clinic at Primary Children’s Hospital. He is the pediatric gastroenterology fellowship director for the University of Utah.

His clinical and research interests include pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis. He has published many gastroenterology journal articles and book chapters. He is an editor for a gastroenterology journal and is the chief editor for the textbook "Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Handbook" (Taylor & Francis Publishing).

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-3599 Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
PCMC- Division of Pediatric GI
81 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. John F. Pohl received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, completed his Pediatric residency at Phoenix Children´s Hospital / Maricopa Medical Center, and completed his Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He was on the faculty at Texas A&M Health Science Center for 8 years until taking faculty position at the University of Utah in 2009. Dr. Pohl is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

He is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is director of clinical operations for the division of pediatric gastroenterology. He staffs the pediatric cystic fibrosis clinic at Primary Children’s Medical Center.

His clinical and research interests include cystic fibrosis and pediatric pancreatitis. He has published gastroenterology articles in multiple medical journals, has published many book chapters related to pediatric GI disease, and is an editor for a gastroenterology journal.

He is the editor of the textbook "Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Atlas" (Taylor and Francis, UK).

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Fellow
Residency Phoenix Childrens Hospital/Maricopa Med. Center
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical University of Texas Medical Branch
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Texas Christian University
Biology
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Pohl JF, Morinville V, Husain S (2016). Toxic-metabolic risk factors are uncommon in pediatric chronic pancreatitis [letter to the editor]. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 62(6), e66-e67.
  2. Crowell K, Bryson S, Fluchel M, Lowichik A, Pohl JF (2013). Endoscopy in the diagnosis of intestinal graft-versus-host disease: is lower endoscopy with biopsy as effective in diagnosis as upper endoscopy combined with lower endoscopy? Pediatr Blood Cancer, 60(11), 1798-1800.
  3. Morinville V, Husain S, Baie H, Alhosh R, Durie P, Freedman S, Himes R, Lowe M, Pohl JF, et al (2012). Definitions of pediatric pancreatitis and survey of present clinical practices. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 55(3), 261-265.
  4. Morinville VD, Husain SZ, Bai H, Barth B, Alhosh R, Durie PR, Freedman SD, Himes R, Lowe ME, Pohl J, Werlin S, Wilschanski M, Uc A (2012). Definitions of pediatric pancreatitis and survey of present clinical practices. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 55(3), 261-5.
  5. Varni JW, Kay MT, Limbers CA, Franciosi JP, Pohl JF (2012). PedsQL gastrointestinal symptoms module item development: qualitative methods. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 54(5), 664-71.
  6. Pohl JF, Limbers C, Kay M, Harman A, Rollins M, Varni J (04/12/2012). Health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with long-standing pancreatitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 54(5), 657-663.
  7. Varni J, Kay M, Limbers C, Franciosi J, Pohl JF (04/19/2012). PedsQL™ gastrointestinal symptoms module item development: qualitative methods. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 54(5), 664-671.
  8. Pohl JF, Zobell J, Lin E, Korgenski EK, Crowell K, MacKay M, Richman A, Larsen C, Chatfield B (4/19/2012). Clostridium difficile infection and proton pump inhibitor use in hospitalized cystic fibrosis patients. Gastroenterol Res Pract, 345012.
  9. Pohl JF, Patel R, Zobell JT, Lin E, Korgenski EK, Crowell K, Mackay MW, Richman A, Larsen C, Chatfield BA (2011). Clostridium difficile Infection and Proton Pump Inhibitor Use in Hospitalized Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Gastroenterol Res Pract, 2011, 345012.
  10. Sampert C, Lowichik A, Rollins M, Inman CJ, Bohnsack J, Pohl JF (2011). Sclerosing mesenteritis in a child with celiac disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 53(6), 688-90.
  11. Deneau M, Wallentine J, Guthery S, OGorman M, Bohnsack J, Fluchel M, Bezzant J, Pohl JF (2010). Natural killer cell lymphoma in a pediatric patient with inflammatory bowel disease. Pediatrics, 126(4), e977-81.
  12. Pohl JF (04/15/2010). Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis. Practical Gastroenterol, 34(3), 20-27.
  13. Goldsmith B, Pohl JF, Jatla M (2010). Painful swallowing after herpes stomatitis. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 49(1), 86-8.
  14. Pohl JF (2009). Mauriac syndrome in a child with a positive antinuclear antibody screen. Gastroenterol Res Pract, 2009, 765318.
  15. Larsen R, Galloway D, Wadera S, Kjar D, Hardy D, Mirkes C, Wick L, Pohl JF (2009). Safety of propofol sedation for pediatric outpatient procedures. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 48(8), 819-23.
  16. Quiros JA, Heyman MB, Pohl JF, Attard TM, Pieniaszek HJ, Bortey E, Walker K, Forbes WP (2009). Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetics of Balsalazide in Pediatric Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Active Ulcerative Colitis: Results of a Randomized, Double-blind Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 49(5), 571-579.
  17. Pohl J, Chandra R, Corpuz G, McNeal C, Macfarlane R (2008). Hypertriglyceridemia and megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 47, 507-513.
  18. Ward E, Easley D, Pohl J (2008). Previously unsuspected infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis diagnosed by endoscopy. Dig Dis Sci, 53, 946-948.
  19. Burwinkle T, Gibson J, Pliego J, Wick L, Coker N, Pohl J (2008). Simulation training in a pediatric residency program. Poster Presentation: Faculty Research Colloquium, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple. TX 3/19/2008. Tex Med, 104, 49-53.
  20. Pohl JF, Mulne A, Chambers LJ, Neese P (2008). Extensive venous thrombosis in a pediatric patient with Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis, 15(6), 807-808.
  21. Pediatric Obesity Prevention Study Study Pohl J, ORear J, Rajab H, Watts M, Kim H, Booth T, Kjar D, Wilson D, Anding J, Wong W, Butte N, Grimes R, Varni J, Olvera N, Bush J, Burwinkle T, Klish W (2006). Pediatric obesity in Texas: does the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy affect child nutrition? Tex Med, 102, 47-57.
  22. Pohl J, Cantrell A (2006). Gastrointestinal and nutritional issues in cerebral palsy. Practical Gastroenterol, 30(5), 14-22.
  23. Padon A, Ostadian M, Wright C, Easley D, Crisp D, Pohl J (2006). Dihydroergotamine and intestinal ischemia in a child with cyclic vomiting syndrome. Poster Presentation: Dihydroergotamine associated intestinal ischemia in a child. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 10/20/2006. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 42, 572-575.
  24. Varni JW, Lane MM, Burwinkle TM, Fontaine EN, Youssef NN, Schwimmer JB, Pardee PE, Pohl JF, Easley DJ (2006). Health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a comparative analysis. J Dev Behav Pediatr, 27(6), 451-8.
  25. Pohl J, Easley D (2003). Pancreatic insufficiency in children. Practical Gastroenterol, 27, 38-48.
  26. Guthery SL, Pohl JF, Bucuvalas JC, Alonso MH, Ryckman FC, Balistreri WF, Heubi JE (2003). Bone mineral density in long-term survivors following pediatric liver transplantation. Liver Transpl, 9(4), 365-70.
  27. Pohl JF, Melin-Aldana H, Sabla G, Degen JL, Bezerra JA (2001). Plasminogen deficiency leads to impaired lobular reorganization and matrix accumulation after chronic liver injury. Am J Pathol, 159(6), 2179-86.
  28. Pohl JF, Melin-Aldana H, Rudolph C (2000). Prolapse gastropathy in the pediatric patient. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 30(4), 458-60.
  29. Pohl JF, Shub MD, Trevelline EE, Ingebo K, Silber G, Rayhorn N, Holve S, Hu D (1999). A cluster of microvillous inclusion disease in the Navajo population. J Pediatr, 134(1), 103-6.

Review

  1. Pohl JF and Uc A (2015). Paediatric pancreatitis. [Review]. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 31(5), 380-386.
  2. Pohl JF, Stephen M, Wilson DP (2006). Pediatric obesity: impact and surgical management. [Review]. South Med J, 99(8), 833-44; quiz 845-6.
  3. Patel AS, Pohl JF, Easley DJ (2003). What's new: proton pump inhibitors and pediatrics. [Review]. Pediatr Rev, 24(1), 12-5.

Book

  1. Pohl JF, Jolley C, Gelfond D Editors (2014). Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Color Handbook (“Highly Commended” Award, British Medical Association). United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.

Book Chapter

  1. Pohl JF and McDonald C (2016). Nutrition for Pancreatic Sufficient Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis. In Pohl JF and McDonald C (Eds.), Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Clinicians (1st Edition). New York: Humana Press.
  2. Pohl JF, Lowichik A, Cantrell A (2014). Cystic Fibrosis and Celiac Disease. In Watson R (Ed.), Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
  3. Pohl J, Balistreri WF (2002). Neonatal jaundice, Chapter 96. In Mattei P (Ed.), Surgical Directives: Pediatric Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins.

Case Report

  1. Deneau M, Lowichik A, Pohl JF (2013). Granulomatous appendicitis in a child. Fetal Pediat Pathol, 32(3), 218-221.
  2. Wood B, Pearson N, Crisp M, Neese P, Pohl JF (2009). Pseudoaneurysm formation after ultrasound-guided liver biopsy in an obese child. South Med J, 102(4), 432-4.
  3. Ward E, Easley D, Pohl J (2008). Previously unsuspected infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis diagnosed by endoscopy. Dig Dis Sci, 53(4), 946-8.
  4. Pohl J, Chandra R, Corpuz G, McNeal C, Macfarlane R (2008). Hypertriglyceridemia and megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 47(4), 507-13.
  5. Schierling S, Snyder SK, Custer M, Pohl JF, Easley D (2008). Magnet ingestion. J Pediatr, 152(2), 294-4.
  6. Pautler D, Easley D, Pohl JF (2008). Abetalipoproteinemia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 46(4), 355.
  7. Padon A, Ostadian M, Wright C, Pohl J, Crisp D, Easley D (2006). Dihydroergotamine-associated intestinal ischemia in a child with cyclic vomiting syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 42(5), 573-5.
  8. Pohl JF, Hughes C, Farrell MK (2001). Pathology teach and tell: chronic-onset hereditary tyrosinemia type I. Pediatr Pathol Mol Med, 20(3), 241-4.

Abstract

  1. 11 Pohl J, Judkins J, Meihls S, Lowichik A, Chatfield B, McDonald C (January 30, 2011). Cystic fibrosis and celiac disease: Both can occur together [Abstract]. Published on-line at http://www.nutritioncare.org/assets/5519DB12-01DB-4159-9171-5839C9CAC636.pdf.

Other

  1. Pohl JF (2015). Optimizing nutrition in people with cystic fibrosis, available online at http://ecysticfibrosisreview.org/newsletters/2015/volume05_issue07.html. eCysticFibrosis Review (5(7)). Johns Hopkins University.

Poster

  1. Pohl JF (2004). Ileal atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease, total colonic aganglionosis. Poster session presented at Texas Pediatric Society, Dallas, Texas.

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