Dr. Isabel Rojas is an assistant professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UT Southwestern. Her clinical expertise includes general pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology with focus in liver diseases in particular cholestasis and acute liver failure.

Dr. Rojas received her medical degree at Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia. She attended the residency program in Pediatrics at University of Oklahoma in Tulsa and finished her fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition here at UT Southwestern. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology. 


Medical School
Colegio Mayor de Nuestro Senora del Rosario (1994)
Other Post Graduate Training
Fundacion Universitaria de Boyaca Management of Health Institutions (1996)
Oklahoma State University Medical Center (2008), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatric Gi/nutrition

Research Interest

  • Pathophysiology of itching from liver disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Capsule Endoscopy and Small Bowel Enteroscopy
Isabel Rojas, Bradley Barth Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease 2020
CD252 (OX40L)+ Antigen Presenting Cells are Present in the Active EoE Esophageal Epithelium
Lu D, Xue Y, Goyal A, Troendle DM, Parrish C, Bird A, Medina AL, Melo D, Barth B, Patel A, Rodriguez-Baez N, Rojas I, Sathe M, Spechler SJ, Souza RF, Gill M, Cheng E Gastroenterology 2020
Efficacy of mTOR inhibitors in Juvenile Polyposis of Infancy
Yerlioglu D, Taylor H, Phen C, Ballauff A, Nedelkopoulou N, Spier I, Loverdos I, Busoni VB, Heise J, Dale P, De Meij T, Sweet K, Cohen M, Fox VL, Mas E, Aretz S, Eng Ch, Buderus S, Thomson M, Rojas I, Holm Uhlig, H NEJM 2020
Wilson Disease
Rojas IC, Rodriguez-Baez N. Pediatric Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and Nutrition 2011 313-315
Elevated Aminotranferases
Rojas IC, Rodriguez-Baez N. Pediatric Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and Nutrition 2011 231-232
Imaging findings of expansile lesions of the thymus.
Restrepo CS, Pandit M, Rojas IC, Villamil MA, Gordillo H, Lemos D, Mastrogiovanni L, Diethelm L Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2005 Jan-Feb 34 1 22-34
Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica: helical CT findings in 4 cases.
Restrepo S, Pandit M, Villamil MA, Rojas IC, Perez JM, Gascue A, J Thorac Imaging 2004 Apr 19 2 112-6
Pharyngocele: CT and MRI findings.
Restrepo S, Villamil MA, Rojas IC, Palacios E, Ear Nose Throat J 2003 Jul 82 7 492, 494
Wegener's granulomatosis of the nasal cavity.
Restrepo S, Rojas IC, Villamil MA, Palacios E, Ear Nose Throat J 2003 Feb 82 2 100-1
Parotid gland lymphoepithelial cysts in HIV infection.
Rojas R, Di Leo J, Palacios E, Rojas I, Restrepo S Ear Nose Throat J 2003 Jan 82 1 20-2


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Honors & Awards

  • Intern best board review performance
    University of Oklahoma, Department of Pediatrics (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2013)
  • North America Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2009)