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Pediatric Gastroenterology Faculty

Dr. Bradley Barth

Bradley A. Barth, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor, Division Chief
  • Director, Gastroenterology Endoscopy Unit, Children’s Medical Center
  • Interests: Therapeutic endoscopy; capsule endoscopy; pancreatic and biliary tract disease; inflammatory bowel disease; gastrointestinal bleeding; balloon enteroscopy
Dr. Michele Alkalay

Michele J. Alkalay, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Celiac disease; inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis; eosinophilic esophagitis and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); fatty liver disease; functional gastrointestinal disorders and abdominal pain; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); constipation; encopresis
Dr. John Andersen

John Andersen, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease; cyclic vomiting syndrome; treatment of gastrointestinal strictures/narrowing
Amal Aqul

Amal A. Aqul, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Niemann-Pick type C disease; lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (Wolman's disease); cholesterol metabolism
Dr. Sarah Barlow

Sarah Barlow, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor
  • Interests: Pediatric gastroenterology; management of obesity and NAFLD in children and adolescents; population health approaches to child; adolescent obesity
Dr. Nandini Channabasappa

Nandini Channabasappa, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Intestinal failure and rehabilitation; therapeutic endoscopy
Dr. Edaire Cheng

Edaire Cheng, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
  • Interests: Eotaxin-3 expression in Eosinophilic Esophagitis and GERD; tissue remodeling and fibrosis in eosinophilic esophagitis; therapeutic agents for eosinophilic esophagitis
Dr. Aakash Goyal

Aakash Goyal, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease and its complications; liver diseases; growth and malabsorption; feeding disorders
Dr. Bhaskar Gurram

Bhaskar Gurram, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Gastrointestinal manifestations of immune deficiency and immune dysregulation disorders; inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Dr. Lauren Lazar

Lauren Lazar, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Ricardo Medina-Centeno

Ricardo Medina-Centeno, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Imperforate anus; anorectal malformations; esophageal; gastric; small bowel and colonic dysmotility; chronic constipation; biofeedback; bowel management program; motility testing (esophageal, antroduodenal, colonic and anorectal manometry); aerodigestive disorders; chronic abdominal pain; anorectal malformations; bowel management; neurogastroenterology; motility disorders; volvulus
Dr. Megha Mehta

Megha Mehta, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Pancreatic disease in children
Dr. Charina Ramirez

Charina M. Ramirez, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests:Fatty liver disease; Celiac disease; Niemann-Pick type C disease
Dr. Norberto Rodriguez-Baez

Norberto Rodriguez-Baez, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Interests: Viral and autoimmune hepatitis; steatohepatitis; liver failure; esophageal structures
Dr. Isabel Rojas Santamaria

Isabel C. Rojas Santamaria, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Pediatric gastroenterology; liver diseases
Dr. Rinarani Sanghavi

Rinarani M. Sanghavi, M.B.B.S., M.B.A.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Neuro-gastroenterology (CMC)
  • Interests: Pediatric motility disorders; neuro-gastroenterology
Dr. Meghana Sathe

Meghana N. Sathe, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Pediatric gastroenterology; nutrition; cystic fibrosis
Dr. Gaith Semrin

M. Gaith S. Semrin, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Pediatric gastroenterology; inflammatory bowel disease
Dr. Luis Sifuentes-Dominguez

Luis Sifuentes-Dominguez, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Identifying the genetic causes of early onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Dr. David Troendle

David M. Troendle, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Advanced and therapeutic endoscopy in children; pediatric ERCP and EUS; recurrent and chronic pancreatitis in children and endoscopic outcomes; technical and clinical outcomes in pediatric ERCP; post-ERCP pancreatitis and its prevention