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Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Nutrition Support Service
Director, Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Timothy A. S. Sentongo, MD

Timothy A. S. Sentongo, MD, specializes in gastrointestinal problems impacting growth and nutrition in infants, children and adolescents. He has a particular interest in children with chronic illnesses such as short bowel syndrome, food intolerances, feeding problems and cystic fibrosis, which can lead to impaired growth and require specialized nutrition support and gastrointestinal care.

Dr. Sentongo’s research focuses on improving treatment and therapies for children and adolescents with short bowel syndrome, parenteral nutrition (TPN), eosinophilic esophagitis, growth problems and nutritional deficiencies.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Internship

  • Mulago Hospital

Residency

  • Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland

Fellowship

  • The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2000

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics Gastroenterology/Nutrition

Languages Spoken

  • English