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profileJavier Andres Villafuerte Galvez, M.D.

TitleClinical Fellow in Medicine (EXT)
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Medicine/Deaconess 311
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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2016"Nuestras Estrellas" Award for Advancing the Care of Latino Patients

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  1. Villafuerte-Galvez J, Vanga RR, Dennis M, Hansen J, Leffler DA, Kelly CP, Mukherjee R. Factors governing long-term adherence to a gluten-free diet in adult patients with coeliac disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Sep; 42(6):753-60. PMID: 26206401.
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  2. Castillo NE, Vanga RR, Theethira TG, Rubio-Tapia A, Murray JA, Villafuerte J, Bonder A, Mukherjee R, Hansen J, Dennis M, Kelly CP, Leffler DA. Prevalence of abnormal liver function tests in celiac disease and the effect of a gluten-free diet in the US population. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Aug; 110(8):1216-22. PMID: 26150087.
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  3. Gashin L, Villafuerte-Galvez J, Leffler DA, Obuch J, Cheifetz AS. Utility of CT in the emergency department in patients with ulcerative colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Apr; 21(4):793-800. PMID: 25742397.
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  4. Pallav K, Dowd SE, Villafuerte J, Yang X, Kabbani T, Hansen J, Dennis M, Leffler DA, Newburg DS, Kelly CP. Effects of polysaccharopeptide from Trametes versicolor and amoxicillin on the gut microbiome of healthy volunteers: a randomized clinical trial. Gut Microbes. 2014 Jul 1; 5(4):458-67. PMID: 25006989.
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  5. Kabbani TA, Vanga RR, Leffler DA, Villafuerte-Galvez J, Pallav K, Hansen J, Mukherjee R, Dennis M, Kelly CP. Celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity? An approach to clinical differential diagnosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 May; 109(5):741-6; quiz 747. PMID: 24619056.
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  6. Kabbani TA, Kelly CP, Betensky RA, Hansen J, Pallav K, Villafuerte-Gálvez JA, Vanga R, Mukherjee R, Novero A, Dennis M, Leffler DA. Patients with celiac disease have a lower prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2013 May; 144(5):912-917.e1. PMID: 23354016; PMCID: PMC3755346.
  7. Villafuerte-Gálvez J, Sotelo-Olivera MI, Cok J, Piscoya-Rivera A, Huerta-Mercado J. Colonoscopic findings in Peruvian patients with chronic diarrhea. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e46690. PMID: 23094029; PMCID: PMC3475687.
  8. Machicado JD, Villafuerte-Galvez J, Marcos LA. Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in South America. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jan; 11(1):102. PMID: 22902775.
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  9. Peña-Oscuvilca A, Saldaña-Gastulo JJ, Villafuerte-Gálvez J, Paz-Marchena A, Alvarado-Gamarra AG. [Considering scientific publications for the entry to the medical residency in Peru]. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica. 2010 Oct-Dec; 27(4):650-2. PMID: 21308211.
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  10. Villafuerte-Gálvez J. [Impact of direct link to full-text articles from gastroenterological journals in PubMed]. Rev Gastroenterol Peru. 2009 Jan-Mar; 29(1):75-6. PMID: 19424413.
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  11. Villafuerte-Galvez J, Curioso WH, Miranda JJ. The role of medical students in the fight to control neglected tropical diseases: a view from Peru. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008; 2(9):e292. PMID: 18836555; PMCID: PMC2561065.
  12. Villafuerte-Galvez J, Curioso WH. Teaching global health at the frontlines. A multidisciplinary course in Peru presents basic concepts to students. PLoS Med. 2007 Jun; 4(6):e130. PMID: 17550301; PMCID: PMC1885452.
  13. Villafuerte-Gálvez J, Curioso WH, Gayoso O. Biomedical journals and global poverty: is HINARI a step backwards? PLoS Med. 2007 Jun; 4(6):e220. PMID: 17594171; PMCID: PMC1896213.
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