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Dr. Simon Rabinowitz

Gastroenterologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Simon Rabinowitz is a top Gastroenterologist (Pediatric) in Brooklyn, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Simon Rabinowitz is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Simon Rabinowitz is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Simon Rabinowitz is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Simon Rabinowitz is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Simon Rabinowitz
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • University of Miami
  • Accepting new patients

My daughter has celiac disease, and is having trouble with the gluten-free diet. What do you recommend?

Take her to a supermarket, health food store, or bakery where they specialize in having a large selection of gluten-free foods -- cereals, breads, pasta, pancakes, cookies, cakes. READ MORE
Take her to a supermarket, health food store, or bakery where they specialize in having a large selection of gluten-free foods -- cereals, breads, pasta, pancakes, cookies, cakes. Let her pick out what she thinks she would like. Make a pact to return every two weeks or so. This will enable her to have some autonomy and choice in the face of a restrictive diet. Make certain to follow up with your doctor to repeat testing to assess that she is keeping with the diet.

What causes colic pain in small kids?

Infantile colic should be fully resolved at age 5. Your son is having GI gas that is the cause of the problem. The most common explanation is constipation. You can speak to your READ MORE
Infantile colic should be fully resolved at age 5. Your son is having GI gas that is the cause of the problem. The most common explanation is constipation. You can speak to your doctor about this. Alternative is a malabsorption of carbohydrate. A common one is lactose and if he is having issues with milk, try Lactaid. Otherwise excessive sugar beverages. If these measures are unsuccessful, then see your doctor and get evaluated for possible malabsorption.

If my child is lactose intolerant, will he be weak?

Lactose is not necessary for any important need. He can get adequate vitamin D and calcium with Lactaid milk. He can also have lactaid tablets with regular milk. Active culture READ MORE
Lactose is not necessary for any important need. He can get adequate vitamin D and calcium with Lactaid milk. He can also have lactaid tablets with regular milk. Active culture yogurt is fine as the culture breaks down the lactose. Ice cream, cheese, cream cheese, and other possible sources of lactose need to be avoided to minimize symptoms.