The IBD Center Interdisciplinary Team

The IBD Center at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital brings together a comprehensive team of experts to support your child(ren) and family. The entire team takes part in clinical management to allow your child(ren) to benefit from multispecialty collaboration and consultation.

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


Lina Maria Felipez, MD

NCPS Director, IBD Research

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Aventura

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


IBD Nurse Practitioners

  • Eli Figueroa, ARNP – IBD Nurse Practitioner

Additional IBD Center Staff

  • Mirta Rios, RD, CSP – IBD Dietician
  • Theresa Todd, MPH, MA – Quality Analyst, IBD Center
  • Giovanna Quispe Nemeth, MSW – IBD Social Worker

 A physician identified with a Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists logo is an employee of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.