Rady Children's Specialists

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Team

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

Physicians

Hayat Mousa, M.D., Interim Division Chief; Medical Director; Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center; Professor of Pediatrics, UC  San Diego

Soma Kumar, M.D., Interim Assistant Clinical Director; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Laura Bauman, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Lars Bode, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego; Director of LRF MoMI CoRE; Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Chair of Collaborative Human Milk Research

Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research, UC San Diego; Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, UC San Diego

Daniela Castano, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Lillian J. Choi, M.D., Director of Endoscopy; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

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

Mary Abigail S. Garcia, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Nidhi Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San  Diego

Amy Hemperly, D.O., Assistant Physician, UC San Diego

Xenia B. Hom, M.D. Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Jeannie S. Huang, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Continuing Medical Education, Rady Children’s; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Sherry Huang, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego; Associate Dean and Designated Institutional Official, UC San Diego

Koorosh Kooros, M.D., Director of Advanced Endoscopy; Associate Physician Diplomate, UC San Diego

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

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

Kathleen Schwarz, M.D., Associate Physician Diplomate, UC San Diego

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

Mamata Sivagnanam, M.D., Director, Medical Student and Resident Education and Co-Director, Fellowship Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Elizabeth Yu, M.D., Fellowship Program Co-Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistant

Daniel Awad, N.P.

Rhys David, N.P.

Kristen Ginger, N.P.

Laurette Mouat, N.P.

Fellows

Farhana Ali, M.D.

Moo Cho, M.D.

Angela Chu, M.D.

Phillipp Hartmann, M.D.

Williamson Prerana, M.D.

Jocelyn A. Young, M.D.