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Dr. Patrika M. Tsai is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition and obesity. She has a research interest in hormonal changes that occur in childhood obesity and their effects on appetite.

Tsai earned her medical degree at the University of Tennessee and completed a residency in pediatrics at Emory University. She completed a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, affiliates of Harvard Medical School. She also earned a master of public health degree at Harvard University.

  • Education

    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, MD, 2000

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH, 2006

  • Residencies

    Emory University, Pediatrics, 2003

  • Fellowships

    Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2006

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title


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