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Robert E. Kramer, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics


Director of Endoscopy
Medical Director, GoodLife2 Adolescent Obesity Clinic

   Phone: 720-777-1234 (TBD)
   E-mail: (TBD)

Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Robert E. Kramer, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, in 1995. He completed his Pediatric Residency at Miami Children’s Hospital in 1998. He then completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2001. He directed the Pediatric Obesity Program at the University of Miami from 2001 until he joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Colorado in 2006. He is Director of Endoscopy and the Gastroenterology Procedure Unit within the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, and Medical Director of the GoodLife2 Adolescent Obesity Clinic.

Dr. Kramer’s research interests include clinical trials in eosinophilic esophagitis, the roles of therapeutic and biliary endoscopy in children, clinical research in pediatric obesity, and outcomes of bariatric surgery in children. He has received several grants in support of his research.

Dr. Kramer is widely published in the medical literature and a popular speaker nationwide.

  • Member, SPR, 2010-present
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2007-present
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-present
  • Physician Writer Award, Physicians Practice Magazine, 2010
  • Delegate, National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions, Obesity Focus Committee and Bariatric Task Force, 2008
  • Who’s Who in America, 2008

Publications in PubMed

  • Kramer RE, Daniels S. Special issues in treatment of pediatric obesity. In: Bray GA, Bouchard C, editors. Handbook of obesity. 3rd ed. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc; 2008.
  • Kramer RE, Azuaje RE, Martinez JM, Dunkin BJ. The double-wire technique as an aid to selective cannulation of the common bile duct during pediatric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007 Oct;45(4):438-42. [PMID: 18030210]
  • Jackman MR, Kramer RE, MacLean PS, Bessesen DH. Trafficking of dietary fat in obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Nov; 291(5):E1083-91. [PMID: 16803858]
  • Ueno T, Kato T, Revas K, Gaynor J, Velasco M, Selvaggi G, McLaughlin G, Hernandez E, Kramer RE, Thompson J, Tzakis A. Growth after intestinal transplant in children. Transplant Proc. 2006;38(6):1702-4. [PMID: 16908254]