Shaista Safder, MD, Gastroenterologist

Shaista Safder, MD

Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology

60 W Gore St Orlando Florida, 32806

About

Dr. Safder is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is currently serving patients at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, which has provided compassionate care to the children, teenagers, and young adults of central Florida for more than 25 years. Led by dedicated doctors, specialists, and caregivers, Arnold Palmer Hospital offers a wide range of advanced pediatric services in an environment built just for kids. Dr. Safder has been with the Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition since 2009 and currently serves as Director of the Motility Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital.

Education and Training

Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India MD 0

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

Provider Details

Male Hindi, Urdu

Areas of expertise and specialization

Professional Memberships

  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition  
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Association  

Residency

  • Marshall University Pediatric Residency 
  • Marshall University

Fellowships

  • Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 

Internships

  • Marshall University

Fellowships

  • Case Western Reserve University

Professional Society Memberships

  • AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) beta chapter of WV NASPGHAN, Central Florida Pediatric Society (CFPS), Crohn??s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS), American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard work

Teaching and speaking

  • Assistant Professor at Florida State University. Assistant Professor at Grand Rounds.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Cooking, Spinning

Favorite professional publications

  • Gastroenterology, Journal of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Shaista Safder, MD's Practice location

Arnold Palmer Hospital Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition

60 W Gore St -
Orlando, Florida 32806
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Get to know Pediatric Gastroenterologist Dr. Shaista Safder, who serves patients in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Safder is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who is affiliated with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has provided compassionate care to the children, teenagers, and young adults of central Florida for more than 25 years. Led by dedicated doctors, specialists, and caregivers, Arnold Palmer Hospital offers a wide range of advanced pediatric services in an environment built just for kids.

Dr. Safder has been with the Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition since 2009 and currently serves as Director of the Motility Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital. She also leads the Healthy Living Program at Arnold Palmer Hospital. In 2015, Dr. Safder became a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is a member of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, as well as the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Association.

Dr. Safder is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The ABP is an independent, nonprofit organization whose certificate is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence. It is one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Dr. Safder earned her medical degree from the Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India. She completed her pediatric residency training at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, where she also served as chief resident. During her residency, she was awarded membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She then went on to complete her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Pediatric gastroenterology developed as a subspecialty of pediatrics and gastroenterology. It is concerned with treating the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas of children from infancy until age eighteen. If a child has a digestive system, liver or nutritional problem, a pediatric gastroenterologist has the expertise to treat him or her. Dr. Safder’s interests include motility disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis, allergic gastro enteropathies, defecation disorders, obesity medicine, and medical education.

Dr. Safder attributes her success to hard work. Her favorite professional publication is the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. In addition to English, she speaks Hindi and Urdu. In her spare time, Dr. Safder enjoys cooking and taking spin classes.

Additional Information

Shaista S. Safder, MD, is a Remarkable Pediatric Gastroenterologist with the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children: Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition in Orlando, Florida 

Shaista Syeda Safder, MD, is a well-versed pediatric gastroenterologist who diagnoses and treats patients at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children: Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition in Orlando, Florida, where she currently leads the Healthy Living Program. The Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition provides clinical services to infants and children with symptoms of digestive problems and diseases. Furthermore, Dr. Safder is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando, Florida. As a pediatric gastroenterologist, she has dedicated training and unique experience in treating the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas of children from infancy until age eighteen. The principal diseases it is concerned with are acute diarrhea, persistent vomiting, gastritis, and problems with the development of the gastric tract. Dr. Safder has an impressive professional journey that spans thirteen years and her areas of expertise cover motility disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis, allergic gastro enteropathies, defecation disorders, obesity medicine and medical education. Throughout her many years of experience, she has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her practice, as evidenced by her sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her work. For more information about Dr. Shaista S. Safder, please visit https://www.orlandohealth.com/physician-finder/shaista-syeda-safder-md. 

Shaista S. Safder, MD, attended Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India, and was awarded her medical degree in 2001. Upon relocating to the United States, her pediatric residency was served at Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, where she was Chief Resident and member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Safder is fellowship trained in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/University Hospitals Case Medical Center Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She received board certification in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology from the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Safder remains at the forefront of her challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She was honored with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018), the On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018), the Patients’ Choice Award (2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018), and Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award. She feels that her success is attributable primarily to her hard work and dedicates her spare time to cooking and taking spin classes. In addition to English, Dr. Safder speaks Urdu and Hindi. For more information about Dr. Shaista S. Safder, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8124863-Shaista-Safder-Gastroenterologist-Orlando-Florida-32806.


 

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