Dr. Koyfman is a pediatric gastroenterologist within the Division of Gastroenterology
at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. Dr. Koyfman completed her pediatric residency at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York; then pursued a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in Boston. During her fellowship training at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Koyfman worked on research focused on the enteric nervous system (ENS) in Dr. Allan Goldstein’s Lab. Her clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease and protein-induced proctocolitis.
Dr. Koyfman is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. She is a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Koyfman is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists,
the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System
. She speaks English and conversational Hebrew.
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
is dedicated to the treatment of a wide variety of gastrointestinal problems in children and adolescents. The team employs a multidisciplinary approach that brings together an array of specialists to deliver personalized care to the patient and family. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center provides comprehensive support and management for children and young adults with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, while the Gastrointestinal (GI) Center offers nutritional assessment and counseling for overweight children, as well as those with dietary restrictions. Consultations with the division’s board-certified physicians are offered in both English and Spanish at the hospital’s main campus near Coral Gables and Nicklaus Children’s outpatient centers located from southern Miami-Dade to Martin counties.