Dr. Jorge Amil Dias - Speaker at Microbiota events
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Dr. Jorge Amil Dias

MD, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hospital Lusíadas (Porto, Portugal)

Graduated in Medicine in 1977 at Medical School of Porto, Dr. Amil Dias is a pediatric gastroenterologist with more than 40 years of clinical experience. He occupied for almost 39 years the head of the Unit of pediatric gastroenterology at the São João hospital in Porto, Portugal.

He occupies different positions on working groups and committees of ESPGHAN (IBD, EGID’s, Endoscopy). His mainly areas of expertise include pediatric digestive diseases such as IBD, celiac disease, eosinophilic GI diseases and acute and chronic diarrhea.

  • Past Head of the Unit of Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hospital S. João, Porto
  • President of the Portuguese College of Paediatrics
  • Past General Secretary of ESPGHAN

Graduated in Medicine in 1977 at Medical School of Porto, Dr. Amil Dias is a pediatric gastroenterologist with more than 40 years of clinical experience. He occupied for almost 39 years the head of the Unit of pediatric gastroenterology at the São João hospital in Porto, Portugal.

He occupies different positions on working groups and committees of ESPGHAN (IBD, EGID’s, Endoscopy). His mainly areas of expertise include pediatric digestive diseases such as IBD, celiac disease, eosinophilic GI diseases and acute and chronic diarrhea.

  • Past Head of the Unit of Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hospital S. João, Porto
  • President of the Portuguese College of Paediatrics
  • Past General Secretary of ESPGHAN
Why you should listen

After completing his medical studies at Medical School of Porto Dr. Amil Dias started his medical career as pediatric gastroenterology at São João hospital in Porto, Portugal for almost 39 years as the head of the pediatric GI Unit. Since 2021, he occupies the position of pediatric gastroenterology at Lusíadas hospital, also in Porto, Portugal.

 

As a well-known European pediatrician, Dr. Amil Dias was member of different working groups of European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) on IBD, Eosinophilic GI Diseases and Endoscopy, he also held different council and committees’ positions at ESPGHAN, the last one being the general secretary (2018-2021). He is also a consulting and associated editor for different scientific journals on pediatrics, gastroenterology and nutrition as well as member of editorial boards.

 

As a pediatric gastroenterologist, his clinical interests are especially pediatric digestive diseases, acute and chronic diarrhea, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Key Studies

Dellon ES. et al.

International Consensus Recommendations for Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Nomenclature

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Feb 16;S1542-3565(22)00143-4.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35181570/

Ferreira M. et al.

Could Commercial Formulations Replace Individualized Prescription in Pediatric Home Parenteral Nutrition?

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Oct 1;73(4):548-554.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34546996/

Homan M. et al.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Children: An Update to the ESPGHAN Position Paper

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Sep 1;73(3):415-426.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34155150/

Hoofien A. et al.

Sustained Remission of Eosinophilic Esophagitis Following Discontinuation of Dietary Elimination in Children

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jan;18(1):249-251.e1.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30880275/

Sprockett D. et al.

Treatment-Specific Composition of the Gut Microbiota Is Associated With Disease Remission in a Pediatric Crohn's Disease Cohort

Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Nov 14;25(12):1927-1938.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31276165/

Guarino A. et al.

Universal Recommendations for the Management of Acute Diarrhea in Non-malnourished Children

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Nov;67(5):586-593.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29901556/

Goulet O. et al.

Chapter 5. Fifty Years of Paediatric Gastroenterology

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Apr;66 Suppl 1:S54.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29596165/

Lo Vecchio A. et al.

Comparison of Recommendations in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Aug;63(2):226-35.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26835905/

Dr. Jorge Amil Dias’s Microbiota Events

Wednesday, 13th July 2022
2:00pm - 3:30pm (CEST)

Scientific advances from ESPGHAN 2022