Leila Neshatian, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Areas Of Expertise

Motility Disorders

Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder
Martinez, L, Neshatian, L & Khavari, R 2016, Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, vol 11, no. 4, pp. 334-340. DOI:

Advancing treatment options for chronic idiopathic constipation
Quigley, EMM & Neshatian, L 2016, Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, vol 17, no. 4, pp. 501-511. DOI:

Ranolazine inhibits voltage-gated mechanosensitive sodium channels in human colon circular smooth muscle cells
Neshatian, L, Strege, PR, Rhee, P-L, Kraichely, RE, Mazzone, A, Bernard, CE, Cima, RR, Larson, DW, Dozois, EJ, Kline, CF, Mohler, PJ, Beyder, A & Farrugia, G 2015, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol 309, no. 6, pp. G506-12. DOI:

A Hidden Cause of Dysphagia. Primary Esophageal Lymphoma
Neshatian, L & Katzka, DA 2015, Gastroenterology, vol 149, no. 3, pp. 549-50. DOI:

Long-term Follow-up Study of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Severe and/or Complicated Clostridium difficile Infection: A Multicenter Experience
Aroniadis, OC, Brandt, LJ, Greenberg, A, Borody, T, Kelly, CR, Mellow, M, Surawicz, C, Cagle, L, Neshatian, L, Stollman, N, Giovanelli, A, Ray, A & Smith, R 2015, Journal of clinical gastroenterology, vol 50, no. 5, pp. 398-402. DOI:

Abdominal pain and bloating in an auto mechanic
Neshatian, L, Halland, M & Arora, AS 2014, Gastroenterology, vol 146, no. 7, pp. 1610-1. DOI:

Macrophages in diabetic gastroparesis - the missing link?
Neshatian, L, Gibbons, SJ & Farrugia, G 2015, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, vol 27, no. 1, pp. 7-18. DOI:

Distinct modulation of Kv1.2 channel gating by wild type, but not open form, of syntaxin-1A
Neshatian, L, Leung, YM, Kang, Y, Gao, X, Xie, H, Tsushima, RG, Gaisano, HY & Diamant, NE 2007, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol 292, no. 5, pp. G1233-42. DOI:

Calcium source diversity in feline lower esophageal sphincter circular and sling muscle
Muinuddin, A, Neshatian, L, Gaisano, HY & Diamant, NE 2004, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol 286, no. 2, pp. G271-7. DOI: