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Suchitra Hourigan, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics – Pediatrics & Pediatric Gastroenterology
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Inflammatory bowel disease, clostridium difficile infection, fecal microbiota transplantation
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].

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.