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Dr. Caren Pichardo Casasnovas graduated Magna Cum Laude from her medical school at Universidad Iberoamericana in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She completed her pediatric residency at Miami Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. During her fellowship, she completed research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), focusing on visceral pain experiments in colitis models. Dr. Pichardo has made contributions to publications on colonic pain behaviors and trends in pediatric acute liver failure. After completing fellowship, she worked at Unity Healthcare in Washington, DC gaining expertise in managing an Obesity clinic and developed a special interest in metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD). Later obtaining a certification from the board of Obesity Medicine. She is board-certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Obesity Medicine.
Education and Credentials

Fellowship – Children’s National Medical Center 

Residency – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Medical School – Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE)

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) – Certified

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Gastroenterology) – Certified

American Board of Obesity Medicine- Diplomate 

Primary Office:
Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates
– 8955 SW 87th Court, Suite 206, Miami, Fl 33176.
– 3200 SW 60th Court, Suite 204, Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-888-2480
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