Rachel E. Borlack MD

Rachel Borlack

Rachel E. Borlack
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Liver (Hepatology); Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
reborlac@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2020)
  • Cert, National Pediatric Hypnotherapy Training Institute (2018)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2017)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2015)
  • MD, Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2014)
  • BS, Health Sciences, Boston University, summa cum laude (2010)

Employment:

  • Attending Physician, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, UBMD Pediatrics, Oishei Children's Hospital (2020-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2020-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Dean's Recognition Award (2014)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Young Investigators in Training Award (2013)

Research Expertise:

  • Integrative medicine: Experience in integrative medicine including auricular acupressure, aromatherapy, and trained in clinical hypnosis by National Pediatric Hypnotherapy Training Institute
  • Neurogastroenterology and motility: Trained in neurogastroenterology, motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders including performing anorectal manometry, esophageal manometry, and impedance-pH probes

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (2018–present)
  • National Pediatric Hypnosis Training Institute (2018–present)
  • American Gastroenterology Association (2017–present)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2016–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2014–present)

Presentations:

  • "Pediatric Crohn's Disease: Management and Challenges" Fellows' Education Evening, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation (2018)
  • "Targeted Treatment with JAK Inhibitor for STAT1 Gain-of-Function Mutation-Associated Congenital Diarrhea" Annual Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2018)
  • "A Case of Infant Recto-Labial Fistula and Diarrhea" Pediatric and Adult Gastroenterology Case Conference, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2018)
  • "Comparing the Therapeutic Response in Eosinophilic Esophagitis Between Children With and Without Celiac Disease" Annual Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2017)
  • "Persistent Villous Atrophy is Common in Children with Treated Celiac Disease" Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterology Association (2017)
  • "Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Is Herbal Medicine the Answer?" Chief of Service Meeting, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (2016)
  • "Assessment of a Training Video as an Educational Tool for Set-Up of the Endoscopy Travel Cart for Emergency Procedures for Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellows" Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterology Association (2016)
  • "Assessment of a Training Video as an Educational Tool for Set-Up of the Endoscopy Travel Cart for Emergency Procedures" Annual Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2015)
  • "Incidence of Structural Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics (2013)

Service Activities:

  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center: Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellows Lecture Committee; Committee Member (2019)
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation: Fellows' Education Evening; Pediatric Chair (2018)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: Integrative Medicine Special Interest Group; Member (2018–present)
  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center: Resident Wellness Committee; Committee Member (2016–2017)

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Contact Information

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
reborlac@buffalo.edu

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