Graciela Wetzler, MD

Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Gastroenterology


English, Spanish

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, 2020 and 2021, 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. 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, Crohn's Disease
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease


  • Biologics for Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Medical Degree

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina


Albert Einstein College of Medicine


The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center


Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, American Board of Pediatrics


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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