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Suchitra Hourigan, MD

Languages:
English
Specialty/Profession:
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics – Pediatrics & Pediatric Gastroenterology
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Inflammatory bowel disease, clostridium difficile infection, fecal microbiota transplantation
Education:
Undergraduate - University of Oxford (2002)
Medical School - University of Oxford Medical School (2005)
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital (2010)
Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital (2013)
Clinic Locations: Ashburn, Fairfax, Manassas
Keystone Publications:

Hourigan SK, Sears CL, Oliva-Hemker M.Clostridium difficile Infection in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease.Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print].  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26689599

Hourigan SK, Oliva-Hemker M. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Children - A Brief Review. Pediatr Res. 2016 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Hourigan SK, Ta A,  Wong SW, Clemency N, Provenzano MG, Baveja R, Iyer R, Klein E, Niederhuber JE. .The microbiome in necrotizingenterocolitis: A case report in twins and mini-review. Clin Ther. 2016 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Hourigan SK, Chen LA, Grigoryan Z, Laroche G, Weidner M, Sears CL, Oliva-Hemker M.Microbiome changes associated with sustained eradication of Clostridium difficile after single faecal microbiota transplantation in children with and without inflammatory bowel disease.Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Jul 21.

Hourigan SK, Chirumamilla SR, Ross T, Golub JE, Rabizadeh S, Saeed SA, Elson CO, Kelly CP, Carroll KC, Oliva-Hemker M, Sears C. Clostridium difficile carriage and serum antitoxin responses in children with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Dec;19(13):2744-52.

Hourigan SK, Oliva-Hemker M, Hutfless S. The prevalence of Clostridium difficile infection in pediatric and adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Sep;59(9):2222-7.

Wong WSW, Clemency N, Klein E, Provenzano M, Iyer R, Niederhuber JE, Hourigan SK. Collection of non-meconium stool on fecal occult blood cards is an effective method for fecal microbiota studies in infants.Microbiome. 2017 Sep 5;5(1):114.

Hazrati S, Yui Y, Prem N, Sahel Hazrati, Wong SW, Huddleston K, Niederhuber JE, Hourigan SK. Clinical, Social and Genomic Factors Associated with Obesity at 12 Months of Age. J Pediatr. 2018 May;196:175-181.e7.

Hourigan SK, Subramanian P, Hasan NA, Ta A, Klein E, Chettout N, Huddleston K, Deopujari V, Levy S, Baveja R, Clemency NC, Baker RL, Niederhuber JE, Colwell RR..Comparison of Infant Gut and Skin Microbiota, Resistome and Virulome Between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Environments. Front Microbiol. 2018 Jun 25;9:1361.

Chen LA*, Hourigan SK*, Grigoryan Z, Gao Z, Clemente JC, Rideout JR, Chirumamilla S, Rabidazeh S, Saeed S, Elson CO, Oliva-Hemker M, Blaser MJ, Sears CL.Decreased Fecal Bacterial Diversity and Altered Microbiome in Children Colonized With Clostridium difficile. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Dec 11. *Joint first authors

Hazrati S, Khan F, Huddleston K, De La Cruz F, Deeken JF, Fuller A, Wong WSW, Niederhuber JE, Hourigan SK. Clinical and social factors associated with excess weight in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White children. Pediatr Res. 2019 Feb;85(3):256-261.

Hourigan SK, Ahn M, Gibson KM, Pérez-Losada M, Felix G, Weidner M, Leibowitz I, Niederhuber JE, Sears CL, Crandall KA, Oliva-Hemker M. Fecal Transplant in Children With Clostridioides difficile Gives Sustained Reduction in Antimicrobial Resistance and Potential Pathogen Burden.Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 26;6(10):ofz379.

Hazrati S, Huddleston K, Sadat-Hossieny S, Tilman LW, Fuller A, Deeken JF, Wong WSW, Niederhuber JE, Hourigan SK. Association of Ancestral Genetic Admixture and Excess Weight at Twelve Months of Age.Child Obes. 2019 Oct 9.

Drewes JL, Corona A, Sanchez U, Fan Y, Hourigan SK, Weidner M, Sidhu SD, Simner PJ, Wang H, Timp W, Oliva-Hemker M, Sears CL.Transmission and clearance of potential procarcinogenic bacteria during fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridioides difficile. JCI Insight. 2019 Oct 3;4(19).

Nicholson MR, Mitchell PD, Alexander E, Ballal S, Bartlett M, Becker P, Davidovics Z, Docktor M, Dole M, Felix G, Gisser J, Hourigan SK, Jensen MK, Kaplan JL, Kelsen J, Kennedy M, Khanna S, Knackstedt E, Leier M, Lewis J, Lodarek A, Michail S, Oliva-Hemker M, Patton T, Queliza K, Russell GH, Singh N, Solomon A, Suskind DL, Werlin S, Kellermayer R, Kahn SA.Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile Infection in Children. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Apr 19.