Manisha “Mona” Harpavat Dave, MD
Digestive Health & Nutrition in Children
Diplomate Certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
13192 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 610
Frisco, TX 75034
Manisha “Mona” Harpavat Dave, MD – Biography
Manisha “Mona” Dave, MD, is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who treats children’s gastrointestinal (esophagus, stomach and intestine) disorders with an office in Frisco, Texas. Dr. Mona Dave received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1998. She completed her residency training in pediatrics and her subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Dr. Dave was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh from 2004 to 2006. In 2006 she moved to North Texas and entered private practice caring for children with gastrointestinal disorders.
A Lewisville, Texas native, Dr. Dave returned home after training to continue a family legacy of caring for children in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. Her mother, Dr. Kiran Harpavat, has been practicing in the area since 1976. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Dave enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and most of all, spending time with her husband and twin girls.
Manisha “Mona” Harpavat Dave, MD – Curriculum Vitae
- Member of Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC)
- Private practice pediatric gastroenterologist in North Texas since 2006
- Member, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
- Member, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
Assistant Professor 2004 -2006
Pediatrics – Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2005
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2001-2004
Internship and Residency
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – 1998-2001
Medical School and Undergraduate Education – 6-year Accelerated BS/MD program
MD: Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1994-1998
BS Biology: Summa cum laude, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, August 1992 – May 1994
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 2004-2006
Areas of Clinical Interest
Celiac Disease-Gluten intolerance
Poor Growth-Not Gaining Weight
2001-current, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology
Hepatology and Nutrition
2001-current Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
1993 Villanova Student Ambassador
1997-1998 Big Brother/Big Sisters of America
1992 Valedictorian Class of 1992
1996 Suma Cum Laude Graduate
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Society
1992-1996 Villanova University Scholar
1995 Medical Student Summer Research Scholar
1999 American Academy of Pediatrics Division on Allergy and Immunology Grant Recipient Manisha Harpavat Dave, MD
2000 Emergency Department Diagnostic Dilemma Award Recipient
2001 Neonatology Resident of the Year Award Recipient
2002 Annenberg Center for Health Sciences Mentoring Program in
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Award Recipient
2003 Young Investigator Award to attend the First International Symposium on Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
2002-2004 CHP Scientific Grant
2004-2005 AGA Centocor Award
2004 World Congress/NASPGHAN Young Investigator Award
2004 Astra Zeneca Young Investigator Award
2004 WE CARE Women’s IBD Society DDW Travel Grant
2004 GCRC CReFF Award
2004-2006 Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Career Development Award
1. Harpavat M., Gahtan V., Ierardi R., Kerstein M.D., Roberts A.B. Does Renal Failure Influence Infrainguinal Bypass Grafting? The American Surgeon.1998 Feb; 64(2):155-9.
2. Gahtan V., Harpavat M., Ierardi R., Kerstein M.D., Roberts A.B. The Impact of Diabetes on Infrainguinal Bypass Grafting. Journal of Diabetes and Complications.1998 July-Aug; 12(4):197-200.
3. Frangos SG, Karimi S, Kerstein MD, Harpavat M., Sumpio B, Roberts AB, Gahtan V. Gender does not impact infrainguinal vein bypass graft outcome. Surgery. 2000 June; 127(6):679-86.
4. Harpavat M., Bhende M. Index of suspicion. Case 2. Diagnosis: Ludwig’s angina. Pediatrics in Review. 2001 Jul; 22(7):245-50.
5. Harpavat, M. Pediatric Gastroenterology Section. In a Page Pediatrics. S. Kahan, KO DeAntonis eds. Blackwell Science, 2003.
6. Harpavat M., Keljo D. Perspectives on Osteoporosis in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2003, 5:225-232.
7. Harpavat M., Keljo D., Regueiro M. Metabolic Bone Disease in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2004, 38(3); 218-224.
8. Harpavat M., Greenspan SL, O’Brien C, Chang J, Keljo D. Altered Bone Mass in Children at Time of Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease: A Pilot Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005, 40(3).
1. Harpavat M., Gahtan V., Ierardi R., Kerstein M.D., Roberts A.B. The Impact of Renal Failure on Infrainguinal Bypass Grafting. Delaware Valley Vascular Society, 17th Annual Scientific Meeting. Philadelphia, Pa, September 1995.
Manisha Harpavat Dave, MD 1. Gahtan V., Weiss J.P., Kerstein M.D., Harpavat M., Robert A.B. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty in the Treatment of Vein Graft Stenosis. Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society 7th Annual Winter Meeting, Breckenridge, Colorado, January, 1997.
2. Harpavat M, Keljo DJ, Bowen A, Greenspan SL. Comparison of Dual Energy Xray Absorptiometry and Quantitative Calcaneal Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Bone Mass in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:373, 2003 (presented at NASPGHAN, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada 2003).
3. Harpavat M, Greenspan SL, Bowen A, and Keljo DJ. Altered Bone Mineral Density in Children at Time of Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:373, 2003 (presented at NASPGHAN, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada 2003).
4. Harpavat M, Greenspan SL, Arslanian S, and Keljo DJ. Bone Mass is Decreased in Steroid Naïve Children with IBD. (accepted for presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2004 and 2nd World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2004)
5. Harpavat M., KeljoDJ, Bowen A, and Greenspan SL. Altered Bone Mineral Turnover in Children at Time of Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (accepted for presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2004 and 2nd World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2004)
CHP Scientific Program Advanced Fellowship Award, 7/2002-6/2004
GCRC Protocol Number 0416, 10/2002-10/2006
GCRC CreFF Award Protocol Number 0416, 7/2004-6/2005
Research Advisory Committee, 1/2005-12/2007
Manisha Harpavat Dave, MD
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Career Development Award, 7/2004-6/2006
Manisha Harpavat Dave, MD
If you would like more information about gastrointestinal (GI) digestive disorders and nutrition in children, please contact Dr. Mona Dave’s Frisco Office.