Team

Our team includes board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, a physician assistant, and clinical and research staff members.

Attending Physicians

Ariel E. Feldstein, M.D., Division Chief; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Hayat Mousa, M.D., Director, Clinical Operations; Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center; Professor of Pediatrics, UC  San Diego

Rebecca Cherry, M.D., Associate Clinical Director; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Hannah Awai, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Lars Bode, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D., Director of Behavioral Services, Weight and Wellness Clinic; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, UC San Diego

Lillian J. Choi, D.O., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Ranjan Dohil, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Mary Abigail S. Garcia, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Nidhi Goyal, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist

Xenia B. Hom, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jeannie S. Huang, M.D., M.P.H., Staff Gastroenterologist; Director, Pediatrics Residency Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Residence, UC San Diego

Sherry Huang, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jae Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kimberly P. Newton, M.D., Director, Celiac Disease Center and Interim Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

M. Paulina Ordonez, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Dana Patton-Ku, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Physician, UC San Diego

Jeffrey Schwimmer, M.D., Director, Fatty Liver Clinic and the Weight and Wellness Center; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Warren Shapiro, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Mamata Sivagnanam, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Director, Medical Student and Resident Education and Co-Director, Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Residence, UC San Diego

Tamara Taketani, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Sharon Taylor, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Elizabeth Yu, M.D., Staff Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistant

Alyssa Cituk, P.A.-C.

Rhys David, N.P.

Amina Heise, N.P.

Laurette Mouat, N.P.

Fellows

Johnathan Africa, M.D.

Yasmin Ahmedi, M.D. (Dr. Ahmedi suddenly passed away on April 29, 2015. Please see this letter for more information.)

Maheen Hassan, M.D.

Catherine Lacey, M.D.

Daphne Say, M.D.

Kathryn Smith, M.D.

Consultants

Sheila Crowe, M.D.

Robert Gish, M.D.

Santiago Horgan, M.D.

William Sandborn, M.D.