Phone: (504) 896-9534
Fax: (504) 896-5567

The Division of Gastroenterology provides state-of-the-art diagnostic, evaluation, and long-term management of children with gastrointestinal, hepatic, and nutritional disorders, including liver transplantation. Active basic and clinical research includes studies of inflammatory bowel disease, Helicobacter pylori gastritis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, Hirschsprung’s disease and rotavirus infection.


Faculty and Staff

Division Head

Paul E. Hyman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics


Raynorda F. Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Brent Keith, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Elizabeth Alonso-Rubiano, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Colleen LeBlanc, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics



Ivonne Iglesias, MD
Eileen Lugo, MD
Amanda Glinky, MD



Carrie Bartlett, RN, MPH
GI and Liver Nurse Coordinator

Bryan Bowlby, RN, MPH
GI Nurse Coordinator

Marie Dalme, RD
Chief Dietician