Dr. Amir F Kagalwalla MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Amir Kagalwalla is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He received his medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and one of 18 at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1979–1981

Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Residency, Pediatrics, 1978–1979

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Therapeutic Radiology, 1977–1978

Grant Medical College
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MI State Medical License
Active through 2014

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The oesophageal string test: a novel, minimally invasive method measures mucosal inflammation in eosinophilic oesophagitis.
Furuta, G. T.,Kagalwalla, A. F.,Lee, J. J.,Alumkal, P.,Maybruck, B. T.,Fillon, S.,Masterson, J. C.,Ochkur, S.,Protheroe, C.,Moore, W.,Pan, Z.,Amsden, K.,Robinson, Z.,Capocelli, K.,Mukkada, V.,Atkins, D.,Fleischer, D.,Hosford, L.,Kwatia, M. A.,Schroeder, S.,Kelly, C.,Lovell, M.,Melin-Aldana, H.,Ackerman, S. J.

Mesenteric Castleman's Disease detected by Capsule Endoscopy.
Bass, L. M., Barsness, K., Benya, E., Proytcheva, M., Kagalwalla, A.

Identification of Specific Foods Responsible for Inflammation in Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Successfully Treated With Empiric Elimination Diet.
Kagalwalla, A.F., Shah, A., Li, B.K., Sentongo, T.A., Ritz, S., Manuel-Rubio, M., Jacques, K., Wang, D., Melin-Aldana, H., Nelson, S.P.

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