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Graciela Wetzler, MD

Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Languages

English, Spanish

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About Me

Dr. Graciela Wetzler is Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition at the Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn at Maimonides Medical Center, and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY. She is board-certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Dr. Wetzler has been on the Castle-Connolly Top Doctors list since 2000, and received the Castle-Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine Award in 2017 till now. In 2018, 2019, and 2020 she was listed as one of New York Magazine Best Doctors in New York; and was also included in the Brooklyn Reporter Top Doctors list. Since 2013, Dr. Wetzler has been on New York Times Magazine, New York Super Doctors list. Dr. Wetzler is bilingual, providing inpatient consultations, outpatient care both in the clinics and faculty practice, nutritional consultations, and a wide range of endoscopic procedures. She has outfitted the Pediatric Endoscopy Suite with the latest technology, making it up-to-date, safe and child-friendly. She offers pH probe monitoring for detecting Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and videocapsule endoscopy, which is non-invasive. Dr. Wetzler has served on the International Committee for the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and has given lectures around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Celiac Disease
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Peptic Ulcer disease
  • Food Allergies
  • Fatty Liver

Treatments

  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Nutrition Consultations
  • pH Probe Monitoring
  • Videocapsule Endoscopy

Education

Medical Degree

Universidad De Buenos Aires

Internship

Residency

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Fellowship

The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center

Board

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Insurance

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Cigna
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • UHC Community
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare