Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Clinical Services: Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Upper East Side
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0246
(646) 962-3869
Upper West Side
2315 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10024
(646) 962-0246
(646) 962-3869

Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition! We are affiliated with the top ranked NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center and the NewYork-Presbyterian Center for Advanced Digestive Care, one of the nation's leading centers for the diagnosis and treatment of childhood digestive diseases. 

COVID-19 and IBD: Podcast with Dr. Sockolow

Dr. Robbyn Sockolow, Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, discusses Pediatric IBD and COVID-19 on a recent Weill Cornell Medicine Kids Health Cast podcast.  She offers tips and calm guidance for nervous parents of children with IBD, and shares medication guidance, infusion protocol, what we know about COVID-19's relative risk and how it manifests in IBD & children, and ways to help ease our kids' anxiety and help them with stress reduction.

Podcast: COVID-19 & Pediatric IBD - Special Guidance for Families

Our Expertise

Our team has expertise in digestive disorders affecting children and adolescents of all ages including:

  • abdominal pain
  • biliary tract disease
  • celiac disease
  • childhood obesity
  • Crohn's disease
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • eosinophilic esophagitis
  • failure to thrive
  • food allergy
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • intestinal allergies
  • jaundice
  • malabsorption
  • motility disorders
  • pancreatic disorders
  • polyps
  • ulcerative colitis
  • viral hepatitis
  • vomiting

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Bravo and pH Probe placement
  • capsule endoscopy
  • upper endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • fecal microbiota transplant
  • gastrostomy tube placement
  • hydrogen and methane breath testing 
  • impedance/pH testing
  • polypectomy
  • pouchoscopy

Preparing for Your Child's Visit

Thank you for choosing Weill Cornell Pediatrics! To facilitate the check-in process during your child's visit, we have posted important forms and information for you to read, complete and return to the physician's office prior to your arrival. Please download the forms and questionnaires and email to or fax to 646-962-0246 at least 72 hours before your appointment.
If you are scheduled for an appointment to see one of our physicians at the 2315 Broadway location, please proceed to the 3rd Floor. All forms listed should be sent into the office prior to the appointment. 

Stay Connected!
Keep up with the latest news from the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition team:

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition webpage

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What Our Patients Are Saying

Talking about Elaine Barfield, M.D.

"My daughter and I had a telehealth appointment. Dr. Barfield was patient and kind and really thorough. Would highly recommend her"

Aug 05, 2020
Source: Healthgrades

"One of New York's top specialists in pediatric gastroenterology. Attuned to the latest studies in a fast-changing arena and to the impact on a young life. A rare combination of technical knowledge and child sensitivity. He treated patients on Halloween in a crusader costume. He truly is a knight in shining armor."

Mar 03, 2020
Source: Healthgrades
Marek Zielinski

"I can recommend Dr Ciecierega. Well-educated, smart, kind."

Aug 27, 2019
Source: Google
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