Charles Vanderpool, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
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 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 currently participating in clinical research within intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome, including innovative medical therapies and alternate lipid emulsions for parenteral nutrition.
705 Riley Hospital Drive ROC 4210
Indianapolis, IN 4602
Titles & Appointments
- Associate Division Chief
- Medical Director, Nutrition Support Team
- Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Care Clinic
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.
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics