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Jason W. Harper, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor & Director, Harborview Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Dr. Harper is the director of the Harborview Medical Center Inflammatory Bowel Disease program, and is a UW clinical assistant professor. He earned his M.D. from Columbia University, and did his internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the University of Washington. He is a member of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, and is presently on the regional Medical Advisory Committee.

Dr. Harper's clinical interests include inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) His research interests include clinical outcomes in IBD.
Recent Publications
Displaying 20 Most Recent Publications from PubMed

March 2018. Obesity and inflammatory bowel disease: diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Swanson SM, Harper J, Zisman TL. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2018 Mar;34(2):112-119. doi: 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000422.

September 2016. Interaction of obesity and inflammatory bowel disease. Harper JW, Zisman TL. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep 21;22(35):7868-81. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7868. Review.

July 2015. Fulminant hepatitis B reactivation leading to liver transplantation in a patient with chronic hepatitis C treated with simeprevir and sofosbuvir: a case report. Ende AR, Kim NH, Yeh MM, Harper J, Landis CS. J Med Case Rep. 2015 Jul 28;9:164. doi: 10.1186/s13256-015-0630-8.

September 2013. Increased Body Mass Index Is Associated with Earlier Time to Loss of Response to Infliximab in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Harper JW, Sinanan MN, Zisman TL. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Sep;19(10):2118-24. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0b013e31829cf401.

January 2012. Co-morbid diabetes in patients with Crohn's disease predicts a greater need for surgical intervention. Harper JW, Welch MP, Sinanan MN, Wahbeh GT, Lee SD. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Jan;35(1):126-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2011.04915.x. Epub 2011 Nov 10.

November 2009. An association between microscopic colitis and celiac disease. Green PH, Yang J, Cheng J, Lee AR, Harper JW, Bhagat G. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Nov;7(11):1210-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2009.07.011. Epub 2009 Jul 22.

January 2008. Small intestinal CD8+TCRgammadelta+NKG2A+ intraepithelial lymphocytes have attributes of regulatory cells in patients with celiac disease. Bhagat G, Naiyer AJ, Shah JG, Harper J, Jabri B, Wang TC, Green PH, Manavalan JS. J Clin Invest. 2008 Jan;118(1):281-93.

November 2007. Anemia in celiac disease is multifactorial in etiology. Harper JW, Holleran SF, Ramakrishnan R, Bhagat G, Green PH. Am J Hematol. 2007 Nov;82(11):996-1000.

Contact Info

Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA​

Residency and Internship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

BS, Nutritional Sciences (Physiology and Metabolism), University of California, Berkely, CA

BA, Spanish and Portugese (Iberian Studies), University of California, Berkley, CA

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