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Virginia Baez-Socorro, MD

Specializes in:
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine

(216)844-7700

Gender: Female

Bio

Virginia Baez-Socorro, MD, is a specialist in pediatric digestive disorders and Director of the Multidisciplinary Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic in the Division of Pediatric Nutrition and Gastroenterology, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She also sees patients at UH Landerbrook Health Center and in Akron, Ohio. She is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Baez-Socorro is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. Her special interests are eosinophilic esophagitis and inflammatory bowel disease. She joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital staff in 2012.

Dr. Baez-Socorro earned her medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti, Caracas, Venezuela. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pa., followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

In addition to English Dr. Baez-Socorro is fluent in Spanish.

Awards and Recognitions

Minority Faculty Development Award Grant, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Fellowship Research Award Program Grant, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Research Interests

Eosinophilic esophagits
Inflammatory bowel disease

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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Children's Medical Group
(216)844-7700
370 E Market St
Akron, OH 44304
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UH Fairlawn Health Center
(216)844-7700
3800 Embassy Pkwy
Ste 250
Akron, OH 44333
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Expertise

Pediatric Nutrition, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Education & Training

Medical / Professional School(s):
2003, Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti

Residency:
2009, Pediatrics - Albert Einstein Medical Center

Fellowship:
2012, Pediatric Gastroenterology - UH Case Medical Center

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