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Pediatric Gastroenterologist Joins OU Children's Physicians

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - Campus News -

Sirish K. Palle, M.D., a pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, has established his medical practice with OU Children’s Physicians. He has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Gastroenterologists specialize in treating diseases and disorders of the digestive system.

Palle is board certified in pediatrics and board eligible in pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology. He specializes in working with children with liver diseases such as biliary atresia, autoimmune liver disease, viral hepatitis and non-alcoholic liver disease and follows children before, during and after liver transplant. He received a grant from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to work specially with these patients who have liver and gastroenterology issues.

Palle completed a pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition fellowship at Emory School of Medicine-Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia. He completed a pediatric residency at the University of South Alabama, Mobile. Previously, he had completed additional specialty training in pediatrics in Sheffield, United Kingdom and earned a diploma in Child Health in India where he also earned his medical degree.

Palle is a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the American College of Gastroenterology and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.                                                                                

For an appointment with any OU Children’s Physicians pediatric gastroenterologists, call (405) 271-6549.

OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

Nearly 200 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.

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