Joshua Wechsler MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Dr. Wechsler is a physician-scientist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, part of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist and has a masters of science in clinical investigation. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Medicine, and is the CURED Foundation Research Scholar, and Director of the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Center at Lurie Children's Hospital. Dr. Wechsler is passionate about Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases and seeks to improve the quality of life of his patients through research. Dr. Wechsler has made key contributions regarding dietary treatments, endoscopic abnormalities, biomarkers, and mast cells in children with EoE, and is an active site investigator for the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Researchers (CEGIR). Dr. Wechsler's laboratory is focused on the role of mast cell activation and mediators in Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases, and seeks to identify novel targets to improve patient outcomes.