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photo Siobhan Proksell, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Subspecialty Education Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology


Phone: 412-864-7091

Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition-200 Lothrop St
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital M2, C Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-7091
Fax: 412-864-7080
Administrative Assistant:
Roxy Picozzi
Address: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition- 200 Lothrop St
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital M2 C Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-2183
Fax: 412-864-1204
Education and Training
BS, University of Florida, 2008
MD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2012
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2015
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2018
Research Interest
Dr. Proksell's research interests include inflammatory bowel disease and patient safety research.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Proksell is an IBD subspecialist gastroenterologist who also sees general gastroenterology patients. She specializes in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patient care.
Educational Interest
Dr. Proksell is interested in the development of meaningful medical education opportunities for patients as well as medical professionals.
Selected Publications:
Click B, Vargas EJ, Anderson AM, Proksell S, Koutroubakis IE, Ramos Rivers C, Hashash JG, Regueiro M, Watson A, Dunn MA, Schwartz M, Swoger J, Baidoo L, Barrie A 3rd, Binion DG. Silent Crohn's Disease: Asymptomatic Patients with Elevated C-reactive Protein Are at Risk for Subsequent Hospitalization. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015; 21(10): 2254-61.
Ho J, Jedrych JJ, Feng H, Natalie AA, Grandinetti L, Mirvish E, Crespo MM, Yadav D, Fasanella KE, Proksell S, Kuan SF, Pastrana DV, Buck CB, Shuda Y, Moore PS, Chang Y. Human polyomavirus 7-associated pruritic rash and viremia in transplant recipients. J Infect Dis. 2015; 211(10): 1560-5.
Panara AJ, Yarur AJ, Rieders B, Proksell S, Deshpande AR, Abreu MT, Sussman DA. The incidence and risk factors for developing depression after being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease: a cohort study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014; 39(8): 802-10.
Proksell S, Chennat J, Hashash JG. A rare cause of chronic diarrhea and weight loss. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014; 12(8): A21-2.
Hashash JG, Proksell S, Regueiro MD. Crohn's disease with worsening symptoms. Gastroenterology. 2013; 145(5): e5-6.
Hashash JG, Proksell S, Kuan SF, Behari J. Iron Pill-Induced Gastritis. ACG Case Rep J. 2013; 1(1): 13.
Hashash JG, Proksell S, Behari J. An unusual cause of cholestasis after liver transplantation. Sarcoidosis. Gastroenterology. 2013; 145(3): e9-10.
Notable Achievements
Member, Leadership in Education and Patient Safety, 2016-present
Member, American College of Gastroenterology, 2016-present
Peer Reviewer, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 2018-present
Peer Reviewer, ACG Case Reports, 2015-2017