, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
3020 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
University of Miami School of Medicine
Arnold Palmer Hospital, Orlando
UC San Diego
Dr. Mamata Sivagnanam is the program director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship Program at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Dr. Sivagnanam values medical education at all levels and enjoys seeing a broad range of pediatric and adolescent patients clinically. Her research focuses on congenital tufting enteropathy, a severe and life-threatening problem presenting with intractable diarrhea in infancy. Using modern genetic technology, she isolated epithelial cell adhesion molecule as a gene associated with this condition. She focuses on the effect it has on intestinal epithelial physiology. More broadly, she hopes to gain a better understanding of the nuanced role of the intestinal epithelial in health and disease.
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