Dr Udeme Ekong is the Medical Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Dr Ekong, a triple-boarded pediatric gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist, trained and practiced at Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, one of the nation’s premier pediatric liver transplant programs. In Chicago, she was responsible for the care of babies and children with a wide variety of liver diseases. Dr Ekong went to medical school in Nigeria, and did her pediatric residency training in the United Kingdom and New York. She completed her pediatric gastroenterology fellowship training at Columbia Presbyterian, New York and her transplant hepatology fellowship at Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago. Dr Ekong is a recognized authority in pediatric hepatology and pediatric liver transplantation, and holds a leadership position in the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition (NASPGHAN).
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adolescent; Child
Referrals: From patients or physicians
Patient Care Organizations
|Children's Health, Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver||De Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis in Pediatric Liver Transplantation|
|Hepatitis, Children's Health, Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver, Immune System||The Role of Sodium Chloride and the Treg/Th17 Axis in Autoimmune Hepatitis|