11727-Vanderpool, Charles

Charles Vanderpool, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

705 Riley Hospital Drive
ROC 4210

Indianapolis, IN 4602
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Dr. Charles Vanderpool is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who returned to Indiana University School of Medicine in 2011 following completion of his residency and fellowship training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He currently serves as the Associate Division Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the Chair of the Nutrition Support Team, is Medical Director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Riley Hospital for Children, and is active in the clinical care of children with short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure. His main clinical interest is within pediatric nutrition, including both enteral and parenteral nutritional supplementation. He also has a specific interest in celiac disease in childhood. Dr. Vanderpool is participating in multi-center studies regarding alternate lipid emulsions for treatment of children with intestinal failure. He is also participating in research regarding formula tolerance in children who require enteral formula feeding. Dr. Vanderpool is the primary investigator on a study at Indiana University on parental nutrition strategies to prevent parental nutrition-associated cholestasis in children at risk for intestinal failure.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Associate Division Chief
  • Medical Director, Nutrition Support Team
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Care Clinic
  • Education
    2011 Fellowship Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
    2008 Residency Vanderbilt Childen's Hospital
    2005 MD Indiana University
    2001 BS Purdue University
  • Research

    Dr. Vanderpool is participating in a multi-center study on the use of teduglutide for treatment of children with intestinal failure.  This is a daily medicine that may help improve intestinal absorption of fluid and nutrition.

    Dr. Vanderpool is also participating in a national registry to monitor outcomes of short bowel syndrome patients on home parenteral nutrition.

  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
    American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
    North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Pediatric nutrition and nutritional rehabilitation, celiac disease, general pediatric GI.


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