COVID-19 Update

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and hospital leadership continue to monitor and assess the current COVID-19 situation, and our action plan evolves daily.

COVID-19

Our Team

Faculty and Staff

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition team is made up of highly trained physicians, nurses, fellows and administrative personal.

Pediatric GI Team

Education

Fellowship Program

We are committed to training individuals to become independent and competent physicians capable of providing the highest level care. The program is designed to ensure that fellows have a well-rounded training in clinical care, teaching, research, and quality improvement.

Three medical students in classroom

Patient Care

Procedures

Our procedures including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, liver biopsy, and anorectal manometry.

Tests

We provide tests including Ph Probes, Esophagrams, Gastric Emptying Scans, and others.

Support Groups

Participating in a support group is a great way to share your story and learn from others.

UF Pediatrics in the news

Pfizer advances vaccine trials for 5-11 year olds

Pfizer has announced they are moving into the next phase of trial testing its coronavirus vaccine in children younger than 11. For Alachua County parent, Sarah Rockwell, she has been…

UF Health pediatrician addresses concerns with vaccinating kids against COVID-19

While kids ages 12 to 15 aren’t at a high risk for contracting COVID-19, they can still face long lasting effects. Parents are highly encouraged to get their kids that…

COVID vaccinations on children 5 and up could start in September

“Certainly, we always want to weigh the risks and the benefits,” said University of Florida College of Medicine professor and pediatrician Dr. Sonja Rasmussen. “The benefits of the vaccine are…

Honoring Those Who Have Dedicated a Lifetime of Service to Students, Patients and Colleagues

2021 David A. Paulus Award for Clinical Excellence Marilyn C. Dumont-Driscoll, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor in the department of pediatrics. A faculty member at the College of Medicine…