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Category Archives: pediatric gastroenterologist

When I earned my medical degree, I understood that it granted me the right to practice medicine. But over the years, I have learned that this degree has also given me the great honor and privilege to hear people’s stories. I have been given a front row seat in the class of the human condition. […]

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Image via Nadezhda 1906/bigstock.com It turns out that there may be truth to the phrase ‘go with your gut’ or the feeling of ‘butterflies in your stomach’ when you are nervous. Over the past few years, there has been a growing body of research on the brain-gut connection and the presence of ‘a second brain’ […]

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Even though it has been a year and a half since those days, I still remember them vividly. On one day in particular, as I was walking in circles in my living room with my crying baby, I frantically called my husband. “She won’t stop crying!” I said. When my husband got home that evening, […]

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1) What inspired you to go into gastroenterology? I was attracted to pediatric gastroenterology because I wanted to help families maintain one of the most fundamental bonding activities – providing nutrition for their children despite their GI illness. Pediatric GI involves multiple disciplines that intertwine physiology, endocrinology, immunology, neurology, and anatomy. Often, I work with […]

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