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Arik Alper, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (GI)

Contact Information

Arik Alper, MD

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    333 Cedar Street, P.O. Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States

Research Summary

Interested in Pediatric feeding disorders and aero-digestive disorders. Also interested in gut microbiome.

Extensive Research Description

1) Feeding disorders in children - including initiation of medical therapy for those disorders, developing keys for recognition of nutritional deficiencies and studying implication of specific enteral feeds and patients health.

2) Pediatric aero-digestive disorders

3) Gut microbiome - specifically studying the interaction between medical therapy and gut microbiome. Also interested in small bowel gut microbes activity, small bowel bacterial overgrowth and the impact of nutrition on gut microbes composition.


Research Interests

Feeding and Eating Disorders; Pediatrics; Feeding and Eating Disorders of Childhood; Gastrointestinal Microbiome

Selected Publications