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Patricia Pringle Bloom, M.D.

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Harvard University, Cambridge, MABA6/2007
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MAMD6/2013
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA6/2016Medicine Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA6/2019Gastroenterology Fellowship
Harvard College Research Grant
Educational Achievement Star Award
Sarah Stone Medical Education Award
AASLD Emerging Liver Scholar
MGH Clinical Fellow Teaching Award
ACG Clinical Research Award
MIT Idea2 Global Winner
NIH Loan Repayment Award
MGH Spark Grant Award
Partners Healthcare Quality Improvement Grant
AASLD Advanced Transplant Hepatology Award

I am a clinician investigator trained in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology, deeply committed to improving outcomes for patients with decompensated cirrhosis. My two areas of research interest include the connection between the intestinal microbiome and hepatic encephalopathy, as well as healthcare delivery in cirrhosis.

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  1. Bloom PP, Ventoso M, Tapper E, Ha J, Richter JM. A Telemonitoring Intervention for Cirrhotic Ascites Management Is Cost-Saving. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 May 06. PMID: 34018070.
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  2. Bloom PP, Venkatesh RD, Dellon ES, Chang JW. Making Social Media Work for You. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Apr 28. PMID: 33909222.
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  3. Memel ZN, Lee JJ, Foulkes AS, Chung RT, Thaweethai T, Bloom PP. Statins Are Associated with Improved 28-day Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 Infection. medRxiv. 2021 Apr 06. PMID: 33851192.
  4. Bloom PP, Matherly S, Kumar S, Koh C. Professional Use of Social Media by Hepatology Providers. Hepatology. 2021 Mar 20. PMID: 33743540.
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  5. Bloom PP, Luévano JM, Miller KJ, Chung RT. Deep stool microbiome analysis in cirrhosis reveals an association between short-chain fatty acids and hepatic encephalopathy. Ann Hepatol. 2021 Feb 20; 25:100333. PMID: 33621653.
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  6. Bloom PP, Chung RT. Reply. Hepatology. 2021 Feb; 73(2):875-876. PMID: 32767776.
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  7. Rabiee A, Sadowski B, Adeniji N, Perumalswami PV, Nguyen V, Moghe A, Latt NL, Kumar S, Aloman C, Catana AM, Bloom PP, Chavin KD, Carr RM, Dunn W, Chen VL, Aby ES, Debes JD, Dhanasekaran R. Liver Injury in Liver Transplant Recipients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): U.S. Multicenter Experience. Hepatology. 2020 12; 72(6):1900-1911. PMID: 32964510.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Saleh ZM, Bloom PP, Grzyb K, Tapper EB. How Do Patients With Cirrhosis and Their Caregivers Learn About and Manage Their Health? A Review and Qualitative Study. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Feb; 5(2):168-176. PMID: 33553967.
  9. Bloom PP, Tapper EB. The Use of Administrative Data to Investigate the Population Burden of Hepatic Encephalopathy. J Clin Med. 2020 Nov 10; 9(11). PMID: 33182743.
  10. Bloom PP, Meyerowitz EA, Reinus Z, Daidone M, Gustafson J, Kim AY, Schaefer E, Chung RT. Liver Biochemistries in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19. Hepatology. 2021 03; 73(3):890-900. PMID: 32415860.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Bloom PP, Miller SJ, Nayak RK, Hussain MS, Arvind A, Bay C, Chung RT. Cognitive Tests and Stool Frequency at Hospital Discharge Do Not Predict Outcomes in Hepatic Encephalopathy. South Med J. 2020 11; 113(11):578-584. PMID: 33140112.
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  12. Kim D, Adeniji N, Latt N, Kumar S, Bloom PP, Aby ES, Perumalswami P, Roytman M, Li M, Vogel AS, Catana AM, Wegermann K, Carr RM, Aloman C, Chen V, Rabiee A, Sadowski B, Nguyen V, Dunn W, Chavin K, Zhou K, Lizaola-Mayo B, Moghe A, Debes J, Lee TH, Branch A, Viveiros K, Chan W, Chascsa D, Kwo P, Dhanasekaran R. Predictors of Outcomes of COVID-19 in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease: US Multi-center Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Sep 17. PMID: 32950749.
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  13. Kim NJ, Rozenberg-Ben-Dror K, Jacob DA, Rich N, Singal AG, Aby ES, Yang JD, Nguyen V, Pillai A, Fuchs M, Moon AM, Shroff H, Agarwal PD, Perumalswami P, Chandna S, Zhou K, Patel YA, Latt NL, Wong R, Duarte-Rojo A, Lindenmeyer CC, Frenette C, Ge J, Mehta N, Yao F, Benhammou JN, Bloom PP, Leise M, Kim HS, Levy C, Barnard A, Khalili M, Ioannou GN. Provider Attitudes Toward Risk-Based Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance in Patients With Cirrhosis in the United States. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Sep 12. PMID: 32927050.
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  14. Bloom PP, Waits SA. Discharge Readiness After Liver Transplant Is Not One Size Fits All. Liver Transpl. 2020 10; 26(10):1219-1220. PMID: 32772504.
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  15. Bloom P, Wang T, Marx M, Tagerman M, Green B, Arvind A, Ha J, Bloom J, Richter JM. A Smartphone App to Manage Cirrhotic Ascites Among Outpatients: Feasibility Study. JMIR Med Inform. 2020 Sep 02; 8(9):e17770. PMID: 32876581.
    Citations: 2     
  16. Bloom PP, Pasricha TS, Andersson KL, Pratt DS, Hashemi N, Bhan I, Viveiros K. Hepatology Consultants Often Disagree on Etiology of Abnormal Liver Biochemistries in COVID-19 but Agree on Management. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 06; 66(6):1852-1854. PMID: 32729013.
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  17. Bloom PP. A Call to Action: Novel Ways that Hepatologists Can Contribute to Patient Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 06; 65(6):1557-1558. PMID: 32285321.
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  18. Schaefer EAK, Arvind A, Bloom PP, Chung RT. Interrelationship Between Coronavirus Infection and Liver Disease. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2020 May; 15(5):175-180. PMID: 32489653.
    Citations: 6     
  19. Bloom PP, Pasricha TS, Viveiros K. We Know Liver Biochemistries Are Elevated in COVID-19, But Should We Be Concerned? Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 09; 18(10):2384-2385. PMID: 32425706.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  20. DeFilipp Z, Bloom PP, Hohmann EL. Drug-Resistant Bacteremia after Fecal Microbiota Transplant. Reply. N Engl J Med. 2020 05 14; 382(20):1961-1962. PMID: 32402176.
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  21. Bajaj JS, Bloom PP, Chung RT, Hassanein TI, Padilla-Martinez M, Kayali Z, Rockey DC, Sasso R, Muthukumar AR, Lee WM, Denney WS, Gavis EA, Anderson C, Blankstein L, Brennan AM, Puurunen MK, Lawitz E. Variability and Lability of Ammonia Levels in Healthy Volunteers and Patients With Cirrhosis: Implications for Trial Design and Clinical Practice. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 05; 115(5):783-785. PMID: 31449156.
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  22. Bethea E, Arvind A, Gustafson J, Andersson K, Pratt D, Bhan I, Thiim M, Corey K, Bloom P, Markmann J, Yeh H, Elias N, Kimura S, Dageforde LA, Cuenca A, Kawai T, Safa K, Williams W, Gilligan H, Sise M, Fishman J, Kotton C, Kim A, Rogers CC, Shao S, Cote M, Irwin L, Myoung P, Chung RT. Immediate administration of antiviral therapy after transplantation of hepatitis C-infected livers into uninfected recipients: Implications for therapeutic planning. Am J Transplant. 2020 06; 20(6):1619-1628. PMID: 31887236.
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  23. Bloom PP, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Witkin AS, Al-Samkari H, Kuter DJ, Mojtahed A, Luther J. Ammonia Predicts Hepatic Involvement and Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2020 01; 11(1):e00118. PMID: 31977452.
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  24. DeFilipp Z, Bloom PP, Torres Soto M, Mansour MK, Sater MRA, Huntley MH, Turbett S, Chung RT, Chen YB, Hohmann EL. Drug-Resistant E. coli Bacteremia Transmitted by Fecal Microbiota Transplant. N Engl J Med. 2019 11 21; 381(21):2043-2050. PMID: 31665575.
    Citations: 130     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Bloom PP, Mojtahed A, Bethea ED, Knooihuizen SA, Choi J, Dienstag JL, Chung RT, Hur C. Computed Tomography Findings as a Novel Predictor of Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis Outcomes. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 01; 65(1):312-321. PMID: 31363954.
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  26. Bloom PP, Chung RT. Editorial: mind the gaps - an important first step towards improving hepatic encephalopathy care. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 06; 49(12):1534-1535. PMID: 31134647.
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  27. Pringle PL, Soto MT, Chung RT, Hohmann E. Patients With Cirrhosis Require More Fecal Microbiota Capsules to Cure Refractory and Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infections. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 03; 17(4):791-793. PMID: 29859984.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  28. Pringle PL, Stewart KO, Peloquin JM, Sturgeon HC, Nguyen D, Sauk J, Garber JJ, Yajnik V, Ananthakrishnan AN, Chan AT, Xavier RJ, Khalili H. Body Mass Index, Genetic Susceptibility, and Risk of Complications Among Individuals with Crohn's Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Oct; 21(10):2304-2310. PMID: 26181430.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Collins CE, Pringle PL, Santry HP. Innovation or rebranding, acute care surgery diffusion will continue. J Surg Res. 2015 Aug; 197(2):354-62. PMID: 25891673.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Santry HP, Pringle PL, Collins CE, Kiefe CI. A qualitative analysis of acute care surgery in the United States: it's more than just "a competent surgeon with a sharp knife and a willing attitude". Surgery. 2014 May; 155(5):809-25. PMID: 24787108.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Pringle PL, Collins C, Santry HP. Utilization of morning report by acute care surgery teams: results from a qualitative study. Am J Surg. 2013 Nov; 206(5):647-54. PMID: 24157348.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Bogdan R, Pringle P, Goetz E, Pizzagalli D. Perceived Stress, Anhedonia and Illusion of Control: Evidence for Two Mediational Models. Cognit Ther Res. 2012 Dec 01; 36(6):827-832. PMID: 23798772.
    Citations: 1     
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