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Sylvie M. Lebel, MD

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Medical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Areas of Expertise

  • Liver Transplantation; Hepatology


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016


Education & Training

Board Certification

Pediatric Gastroenterology; General Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

McGill University


University of Manitoba (Pediatrics), McGill University (Pediatrics; Anatomical Pathology)


McGill University (Pediatric Gastroenterology); University of Toronto (Pediatric Liver Transplant; Immunology Research)


University of Manitoba

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arizona

Professional Affiliations

North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; American Gastroenterology Association; American Society of Transplantation

Research & Publications

Peer Review1. S. Lebel, A. Hemmings, J. Philips, Z. Verjee, K. Furuya. Glycine conjugation of PABA: a novel prognostic marker in liver failure. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 36:62-71, 2003.2. S. Lebel, N.L. Jones. A good bet for the role of CD4+ lymphocyte in the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 36: 157, 20033. B.Su, S. Lebel, H. Huynh, P. Ceponis, P.Sherman. Toll-like receptor 2 and 4 expression is increased in gastric epithelial cells in response to H. pylori infection.Infection and Immunity 71(6): 3496-502,20034. K. Furuya, C. Zhang, S. Lebel, J. Philips. Altered expression of genes in hepatic morphogenesis and fibrogenesis are identified by Edna microarray analysis of biliary atresia. Hepatology. 38:567-576, 2003.5. D. Mack, S. Lebel. Host responses to Lactobacillus species. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology 20:22-6, 2004.6. R. Kirsch, S. Lebel, Mastocytosis of the gastrointestinal tract. Modern Pathology, September 2008: 1-9.7. RW Walker, R Cherry, S Lebel, TL Alderete, K-ALe & Ml Goran. High rates of fructose malabsorption are associated with reduced liver fat in obese African Americans J. A, Coli. Nutrition 2013; 31(5): 369-74Non-Peer Review1. S. Lebel.Pathology Quiz: Behcet's disease. Contemporary Ob/Gyn 1995; 5: 29-31.
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