Riedel joins WVU Department of Pediatrics

Specializes in digestive diseases in children

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Brian Riedel, M.D., has been named chief of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition for the West Virginia University Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Riedel’s special interests include treating inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, and short bowel syndrome in children.  He also has an expertise in treating nutrition disorders in children.

After earning his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Dr. Riedel went on to complete his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at his alma mater.

Prior to joining the staff at WVU Children’s Hospital, he served as interim division director of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Riedel is board certified in pediatric gastroenterology and pediatrics.

For more information on the WVU Department of Pediatrics, see www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/pediatrics.


For more information:
Angela Jones, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
md/asj: 07-15-10

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