Paul E. Hyman, MD 
                                  Professor of Pediatrics
                                  Division Head, Gastroenterology

                                      Children's Hospital
                                      200 Henry Clay Avenue
                                      New Orleans, LA 70118

                                      Phone: (504) 896-9334
                                      Fax: (504) 894-5567

                                      Email: phyman@lsuhsc.edu

               Degrees          MD - 1975
                                      University of Connecticut School of Medicine
                                      Hartford, CT.


                     Bio            Pediatric residency, New York University Bellevue
                                      Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY, 1975-1977

                                      Staff Fellow, Digestive Disease Branch, National Institute
                                      of Arthritis, Metbolic and Digestive Diseases, NIH, 
                                      Bethesda, MD, 1977-1979

                                      Fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of California,
                                      Los Angeles, CA, School of Medicine, 1979-1981

                                      Board Certifications:
                                      American Board of Pediatrics
                                      American Board of Pediatrics Sub-Board of Pediatric

Additional Information:  Publications at PubMed  

Saps M,   Youssef N, Miranda A, Nurko S, Hyman P, Cocjin J, Di Lorenzo C.  Multicenter, randomized placebo-controlled trial of amitriptyline in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders.  Gastroenterology  137: 1261-1269; 2009.


Kaul A, Garza JM, Connor FL, Cocjin JT, Flores AF, Hyman PE, Di Lorenzo C. Colonic hyperactivity results in frequent fecal soiling in a subset of children after surgery for Hirschsprung disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011; 52: 433-6. 2011.

Chogle A, Sztainberg M, Youssef NN, Miranda A, Nurko S, Hyman P, Cocjin J, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M.  Accuracy of pain recall in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012

Schurman, J. V., Hunter, H. L., Danda, C. E., Friesen, C. A., Hyman, P. E., & Cocjin, J. T. (in press). Parental illness encouragement in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.


Schurman JV, Friesen CA,Dai H, Danda CE,Hyman PE, Cocjin JT. Sleep problems and functional disability in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: An examination of the potential mediating effects of physical and emotional symptoms.  BMC Gastro 2012; 12: 142-148.


Monagas J, Suen A, Kolomensky A, Hyman PE. Gastrointestinal Issues and Dental Erosions in Children.  Clin Pediatr (in Press)

Firestone Baum C, John A, Srinivasan K, Harrison P, Kolomensky A, Monagas J, Cocjin J,


Hyman PE. Colon Manometry Proves That Perception of The Urge To Defecate Is Present In Children With Functional Constipation Who Deny Sensation.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012: 56: 19-22.


Hussain SZ, Abbas AE, Brown MF, Sankararaman S, Wellman G, Noel RA, Hyman P.Surgical reconstruction of the double lumen esophagus. J Pediatr Surg. 2013; 48:661-664.

Winter H, Hyman PE. A multicenter open-label study of oral prucalopride in children with functional constipation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2013:


Rosen JM, Lavenbarg T, Cocjin J, Hyman PE. Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (DES) in children referred for manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013


Hyman PE, et al. An Open-Label, Multicenter, Safety and Efficacy Study of Lubiprostone for the Treatment of Functional Constipation in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2013


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