Atu Agawu, MD, MPH, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Get to know Pediatric Gastroenterologist Dr. Atu Agawu, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Recognized as a caring and compassionate pediatric gastroenterologist, Dr. Agawu is affiliated with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since their start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, it has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.

In regards to his educational background, Dr. Agawu earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from Yale University in 2008. He graduated with his medical degree and Master of Public Health degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and completed his residency in pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Finally, he completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at the same educational venue.

As a testament of his continued education, the doctor is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Pediatric gastroenterology developed as a subspecialty of pediatrics and gastroenterology. It is concerned with treating the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas of children from infancy until age eighteen. Pediatric gastroenterologists evaluate and offer treatment plans for any kind of chronic stomach issues including abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, failure to gain weight, feeding problems, constipation or dietary issues.

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