Cristoniel S Abrenica

Cristoniel S Abrenica, MD, FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 273-9350

About Cristoniel S Abrenica

Cristoniel Abrenica, MD, FAAP, is board-certified in general pediatrics. He joined the University of Florida division of pediatric gastroenterology in July 2020 as an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics.

Dr. Abrenica earned his medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. After an internship at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, he moved to Chicago, where he completed pediatric residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital. He then finished a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health in Houston.

Dr. Abrenica sees patients at our UF Health Pediatric Specialties practices in Gainesville and Tallahassee. He is especially interested in general gastrointestinal disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis and acute and recurrent pancreatitis.

He is a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Gastroenterology. In his spare time, he enjoys singing, reading, traveling, cooking and staying in shape.


Intern of the Year
2015 · Sinai Children's Hospital
Dean's List
2007-2010 · University of Santo Tomas

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Areas of Interest
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Pancreatitis – children


Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2017-2020 · McGovern Medical School at UT Health
Residency in Pediatrics
2014-2017 · Mount Sinai Hospital
2010-2011 · University of Santo Tomas Hospital
Medical Degree
2006-2010 · University of Santo Tomas

Contact Details

(352) 273-9350
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100296