Lillienne Chan, MD, graduated cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, TX with a B.A. in Anthropology. She completed her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston before completing her residency in pediatrics at UT Southwestern, where she subsequently completed her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology.

Dr. Chan has clinical expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, as well as general GI disorders. Her research interests are in genetics, diagnosis and treatment of inflammatroy bowen disease and transitioning adolescents to adult care.


Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (2006)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2007), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2009), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatric Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

  • Pediatric Digestive & Liver Diseases (Gastroenterology)
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Interest

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Research Interest

    • Genetics, diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
    • Transitioning adolescents to adult care


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Copper Metabolism Domain-containing 1 Represses Genes that Promote Inflammation and Protects Mice From Colitis and Colitis-associated Cancer.
    Li H, Chan L, Bartuzi P, Melton SD, Weber A, Ben-Shlomo S, Varol C, Raetz M, Mao X, Starokadomskyy P, van Sommeren S, Mokadem M, Schneider H, Weisberg R, Westra HJ, Esko T, Metspalu A, Kumar V, Faubion WA, Yarovinsky F, Hofker M, Wijmenga C, Kracht M, Franke L, Aguirre V, Weersma RK, Gluck N, van de Sluis B, Burstein E Gastroenterology 2014 Apr
    Additional Studies - Esophageal pH and Impedance Monitoring
    Yoon L, Sanghavi R The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2011 459-462

    Honors & Awards

    • Fellow Travel Award, Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      CCFA Clinical and Research Conference (2011)
    • Fellow of the Year
      Children's Medical Center (2010)
    • Dr. Bailey R. Collins Scholarship for Primary Care Medicine
      UT Medical Branch at Galveston (2005)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) (2009)
    • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2009)