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

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Central Florida
  • Florida State University

Shaista Safder, MD's Practice location

Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

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.

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