Dr. Koorosh Kooros is a graduate of University of Pecs Medical School in Pecs, Hungary. He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, University of Pecs Medical School and St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York and his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Floating Hospital for Children, TUFTS University in Boston. 

Dr. Kooros’ interests include therapeutic endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, GI disorders in ASD (autism spectrum disorders).


Medical School
Pecs University of Medical Science (1991)
University Medical School of Pecs (1995), Pediatrics
Columbia University (2001), Pediatrics
Tufts Medical Center - GME (2004), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Other Post Graduate Training
University of Rochester (2010), Endoscopic Ultrasound

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Advanced & Therapeutic Endoscopy in Children
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Research Interest

    • Capsule endoscopy
    • EUS in children
    • Gastrointestinal disorders in children with autism spectrum disorder
    • IBD


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Acute abdominal pain in a teenager with anorexia nervosa.
    Lee KB, Fischer AC, Kooros K Gastroenterology 2012 Dec 143 6 e7-8
    Management of constipation in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.
    Furuta GT, Williams K, Kooros K, Kaul A, Panzer R, Coury DL, Fuchs G Pediatrics 2012 Nov 130 Suppl 2 S98-105
    Recommendations for evaluation and treatment of common gastrointestinal problems in children with ASDs.
    Buie T, Fuchs GJ, Furuta GT, Kooros K, Levy J, Lewis JD, Wershil BK, Winter H Pediatrics 2010 Jan 125 Suppl 1 S19-29
    Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in individuals with ASDs: a consensus report.
    Buie T, Campbell DB, Fuchs GJ, Furuta GT, Levy J, Vandewater J, Whitaker AH, Atkins D, Bauman ML, Beaudet AL, Carr EG, Gershon MD, Hyman SL, Jirapinyo P, Jyonouchi H, Kooros K, Kushak R, Levitt P, Levy SE, Lewis JD, Murray KF, Natowicz MR, Sabra A, Wershil BK, Weston SC, Zeltzer L, Winter H Pediatrics 2010 Jan 125 Suppl 1 S1-18
    A report of two children with Helicobacter heilmannii gastritis and review of the literature.
    Qualia CM, Katzman PJ, Brown MR, Kooros K Pediatr. Dev. Pathol. 2007 Sep-Oct 10 5 391-4
    Use of Polyflex Airway stent in the treatment of perforated esophageal stricture in an infant: a case report.
    Rico FR, Panzer AM, Kooros K, Rossi TM, Pegoli W J. Pediatr. Surg. 2007 Jul 42 7 E5-8
    Index of suspicion.
    Luck RP, Soltani MA, Villalona JF, Lehman RK, Brown MR, Kooros K, Kwon JM Pediatr Rev 2007 Mar 28 3 111-7
    Image of the month.
    Kooros K, Liou JA, Fusunyan RD Gastroenterology 2004 Dec 127 6 1660, 1869
    Infliximab therapy in pediatric Crohn's pouchitis.
    Kooros K, Katz AJ Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2004 Jul 10 4 417-20
    Omental infarction: risk factors in children.
    Varjavandi V, Lessin M, Kooros K, Fusunyan R, McCauley R, Gilchrist B J. Pediatr. Surg. 2003 Feb 38 2 233-5


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    Honors & Awards

    • Mom-Approved Doctor, Dallas Child Magazine
    • Strong Star, University of Rochester Medical Center
      Exceptional service, compassion and respect to patients, families and coworkers (2010)
    • Poster of Distinction, NASPGHAN
      Montreal, Canada (2003)
    • Poster of Distinction, NASPGHAN
      San Antonio, Texas (2002)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Endoscopy Committee, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2012-2016)
    • Dallas County Medical Society (2011)
    • Iranian American Society of Health Care Professionals (2010)
    • Texas Medical Association (2009)
    • Iranian American Medical Association (2004)
    • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) (2001)
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) (2001)
    • Hungarian Medical Association of America (2001)
    • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (2001)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (1999)