Division of Gastroenterology / Nutrition

 

 Jenifer Lightdale MD

Jenifer R. Lightdale, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Division
Chief Quality Officer, Department of Pediatrics

   
Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship in Health Policy:  University of California at San Francisco, Institute for Health Policy Studies
Fellowhip in Pedi/Gastro, Hepatology & Nutrition: Boston Children's Hospital, Mass General Hospital
Fellowship in Pediatric Health Services Research: Harvard Medical School
   
Clinical Interests: GERD, constipation, fussy infants, colic, abdominal pain, failure to thrive,
food allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopy
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
Ninfa Candela, MD Ninfa M. Candela, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: St. George's University-West Indies, Grenada
Winthrop-University Hospital
NS-JJ/Cohen Children's Medial Center, Fellowship
   
Clinical Interests: Constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

 
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
Kerri Gosselin, MD, MPH

Kerri B. Gosselin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

   
Education: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Boston Children's Hospital
   Residency and Fellowship Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
   
Clinical Interests: Growth and nutrition, failure to thrive, constipation
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
Jay Fong, MD Jay G. Fong, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: Ross University School of Medicine
State University of New York at Stony Brook
University of Michigan, Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology
   
Clinical Interests: Abdominal pain, gastrointestinal allergies, growth and nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
Richard A. Lirio, MD

Richard A. Lirio, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition Fellowship
   
Clinical Interests: Endoscopy/advanced procedures, inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome/intestinal rehabilitation, hepatology
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
 T. Matthew Shields, MD

T. Matthew Shields, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

   
Education: Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
University of Rochester Medical Center, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship
   
Clinical Interests: Endoscopy, diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-3497 (Academics)
(774) 442-5695 (Clinical Appointments)
   
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