McMaster University

McMaster University

Herbert Brill

Dr. Herbert Brill

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Ph: 905-527-2299 x73455
Fx: 905-521-2655


Research Theme

Clinical Practice Operations

  • Primary Research: Clinical Practice Operations
  • Secondary Research: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Disease

Key words

Operations, Waiting time, Endoscopy, IBD

Research Program Overview

I am interested in the operational contexts of clinical practice. This includes practice management waiting times, and transition from Pediatric to Adult health care services.


Current Projects

  • Celiac Disease—assessment of adherence to the gluten-free diet
  • Transition from Pediatric to Adult services for adolescents with IBD

Publications & Achievements

  • Wingate KE, Jacobson K, Issenman R…Brill H…et. al. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in children with Crohn’s disease supplemented with either 2000 or 400 IU daily for 6 months: a randomized controlled study. Journal of Pediatrics 2014; 164:860-865.
  • Edwards C, Kapoor V, Samule C, Issenman R, Brill H.  General Anesthetic versus light sedation: effect on pediatric endoscopy wait times. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology 2013; 27:647-52.
  • Bollegala N, Brill H, Marshall JK.  Resource utilization during pediatric to adult transfer of care in IBD.  Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis 2013; 7:e55-60.
  • Gana JC, Turner D, Mieli-Vergani G…Brill H…A clinical prediction rule and platelet count predict esophageal varices in children.  Gastroenterology 2011; 141:2009-2016.
  • Benchimol EI, Guttmann A, Griffiths AM...Brill H,...et. al. Increasing incidence of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario, Canada: evidence from health administrative data. Gut 2009; 58:1490-7.
  • Brill H. An Approach to milk protein allergy in infants.  Canadian Family Physician 2008; 16:830-834.

Secondary Contact

Andrea Brydges
Phone: 905-521-2100 x 73455
Email:brydgea@mcmaster.ca
Title: Administrative Assistant

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