Dr. Robert Simek M.D.
Gastroenterologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Gastroenterology3502 9TH ST STE 320 LUBBOCK TX, 79415
Dr. Robert Simek is a pediatric gastroenterologist practicing in LUBBOCK, TX. Dr. Simek specializes in digestive system, liver or nutritional problems in children from the newborn period to their teens. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, chronic constipation or obesity can all be treated by a pediatric gastroenterologist.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Gastroenterology- 2014
- Foreign Body Removal
- Member NASPGHAN
- Emory School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition
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- The Health Benefits of Fermented Foods
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- Studies Find that Avoiding Cow's Milk-Based Formula Does Not Reduce Celiac Risk
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