Meet the Pediatric Gastroenterology Team

Alisa J Muniz Crim, MD

Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Medical Director, IBD Center

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), celiac disease, feeding disorders, gastrointestinal dysmotility


John M Peters, DO

Pediatric Specialists of America Northern Regional Chief, Section of Gastroenterology

Primary Office: Palm Beach Gardens

Additional Office: Palm City

Clinical Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), liver disease in children and short-bowel syndrome


Luis F Caicedo Oquendo, MD

Medical Director, Fecal Transplant Program
Program Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Doral, Miami, Palm Beach Gardens

Clinical Interests: Obesity, food allergies, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and nutrition


Lina Maria Felipez, MD

PSA Director, IBD Research

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Aventura

Clinical Interests: IBD, reflux, constipation, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis


Ruben Gonzalez-Vallina, MD

Director, Gastroenterology Outpatient Initiative
PSA Director, Community GI Initiatives

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric liver transplantation, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and nutrition


Carrie Firestone Baum, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Primary Office: Boynton Beach

Additional Office: Palm Beach Gardens

Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal disorders such as functional abdominal pain and constipation, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


Heidi E Gamboa, DO

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Nausea, vomiting, functional constipation and motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract


Shifra A Koyfman, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Coconut Creek, Miami

Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), proctocolitis, milk protein intolerance, acid reflux, celiac disease, abdominal pain


Carla M Perez, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Coconut Creek, Palm City

Clinical Interests: Eosinophilic esophagitis, aerodigestive disorders and cholestatic liver diseases


See all Pediatric Gastroenterologists on the Nicklaus Children's Hospital medical staff.

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