• Director, Pediatric Gastrointestinal Laboratory, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Program Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine

(216)844-7700

  • Gender: Female
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Bio

Atiye N. Aktay, MD, is a specialist in pediatric digestive disorders in the Division of Pediatric Nutrition and Gastroenterology, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Aktay is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. Her special interests feeding and swallowing difficulties, eosinophilic gastroenteritis in infants and children, Helicobacter pylori infection, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), capsule endoscopy and celiac disease. She joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital staff in 2008.

Dr. Aktay earned her medical degree from the University of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey. She completed her residency in pediatrics at The University of Chicago Children's Hospital, Chicago, Ill., and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.

She has delivered abstract and poster presentations on special problems in pediatric digestive diseases at major medical meetings and published scientific papers in leading pediatric and nutrition journals. Dr. Aktay recently was invited to present Grand Rounds on H. pylori infection in children at Kartal Hospital in Istanbul.

Her professional memberships include the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Council of Pediatric Subspecialties and the Turkish Medical Society among others.

Awards and Recognitions

Top Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America, 2010-2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Education & Training

Medical / Professional School(s)

1991, Istanbul Universitesi Cerrahpasa Tip Fakultesi

Internship

1995, Pediatrics - University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Residency

1997, Pediatrics - University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Fellowship

2000, Pediatric Gastroenterology - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Expertise

Celiac Disease, Dysphagia, Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis, Feeding Difficulties, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Capsule Endoscopy

Office Locations

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
(216)844-7700
Department of Pediatrics-Nutrition/Gastroenterology
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Pediatric Specialties
(216)844-7700
5850 Landerbrook Dr
UH Landerbrook Health Center, Ste 220
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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University Premier Pediatricians
(216)844-7700
9000 Mentor Ave
Ste 100
Mentor, OH 44060
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