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

Pediatricians encouraged to discuss gun safety

Alexandra K. Byrne, MD, a pediatric resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, presented findings from a study showing that staff training programs and providing education materials about gun…

Following backlash and support, school board extends mask mandate in Alachua County Public Schools

Dr. Desmond Schatz, the interim physician-in-chief at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, said the mandate is a matter of right and wrong. “We need to put moral considerations ahead of…

Alachua County schools see COVID-19 infections, exposures drop

Adrienne Mott-Young, an UF Health Pediatrician and member of the school district’ Scientific Health Advisory Committee, said the county positivity rate should be less than 3% before the school district decides to…

Protect your family this flu season by getting vaccinated

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination coverage for the flu dropped throughout the 2020-2021 season. Following social distancing guidelines, improved hand hygiene and proper masking led to decreased rates of flu…