Claudio J. Morera, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Claudio Morera


Claudio Morera, MD, Pediatrics, is a pediatric gastroenterologist with expertise in motility disorders. Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology for 18 years, the division has evolved from a single clinic session per month to a now state-of-the-art division, which serves close to 3,000 visits per year, performs a variety of procedures, and participates actively in the teaching of residents and medical students. He has expertise and leadership on the importance of cultural competence and humility in health care, and recruiting multilingual providers to provide culturally concordant care more effectively to our diverse population of patients. He developed a LatinX Medicine elective, during which medical students participate in learning and applying strategies to engage more effectively with patients of the LatinX culture.

Other Positions

  • Director (Section), Pediatric Subspecialties (Pediatric Gastroenterology), Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • Universidad Central de Venezuela, MD


  • Published on 3/1/2021

    Morera C, Nurko S, Rodriguez L. Evaluation of Fecal Incontinence in Pediatric Functional Constipation: Clinical Utility of Anorectal and Colon Manometry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 03 01; 72(3):361-365. PMID: 33560756.

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  • Published on 10/29/2013

    Ambartsumyan L, Rodriguez L, Morera C, Nurko S. Longitudinal and radial characteristics of intra-anal pressures in children using 3D high-definition anorectal manometry: new observations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 108(12):1918-28. PMID: 24169274.

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  • Published on 8/1/2012

    Roehrl MH, Hernandez M, Yang S, Christensen TG, Morera C, Wang JY. Helicobacter heilmannii gastritis in a young patient with a pet. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Aug; 76(2):421-2. PMID: 22817795.

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  • Published on 1/1/2012

    Morera C, Nurko S. Heterogeneity of lower esophageal sphincter function in children with achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Jan; 54(1):34-40. PMID: 21694632.

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  • Published on 6/1/2004

    Di Lorenzo C, Benninga MA, Forbes D, Morais MB, Morera C, Rudolph C, Staiano A, Sullivan PB, Tobin J. Functional gastrointestinal disorders, gastroesophageal reflux and neurogastroenterology: Working Group report of the second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Jun; 39 Suppl 2:S616-25. PMID: 15184761.

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  • Published on 7/1/2003

    Morera C, Nurko S. Rectal manometry in patients with isolated sacral agenesis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Jul; 37(1):47-52. PMID: 12827005.

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  • Published on 8/1/1999

    Guelrud M, Morera C, Rodriguez M, Jaen D, Pierre R. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction in children with recurrent pancreatitis and anomalous pancreaticobiliary union: an etiologic concept. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Aug; 50(2):194-9. PMID: 10425412.

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  • Published on 7/1/1995

    Morera C, Rodriguez M, Prados J, Jaen D. [Anorectal manometry. Experience of 5 years]. G E N. 1995 Jul-Sep; 49(3):212-7. PMID: 8598259.

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