"I am fortunate to work with a talented team in an outstanding hospital where everyone strives to provide each child with state-of-the-art medical care."
Dr. Rana Ammoury
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine
Dr. Ammoury was born
and raised in Lebanon where she completed medical school at the American
University of Beirut. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Cleveland
Clinic Children’s Hospital where she was recipient of a research award in the
field of pediatric gastroenterology. She then went to complete a fellowship in
pediatric gastroenterology at Indiana University, Riley Hospital for Children.
Dr. Ammoury takes part in the ImproveCareNow
Network, a multi-center collaborative that provides quality improvement
techniques and tools that enable participating care providers to achieve the
model IBD care practices.
- Inflammatory Bowel
Esophageal Diseases including Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal
Functional Abdominal pain
- Stress markers and
gut microbiome in pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain
Milk protein intolerance in infants
- Quality techniques in IBD care practices
Honors & Awards
Best retrospective research project,17th Annual Douglas S. Moodie, Pediatric Research Day ( 2006)
- North American Society for Pediatric Gastroentrology, Hepatology and Nutrition
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology
Crohn's and Colitis
Foundation of America (Expert panel member of the task force created by the Arizona Chapter of the
American Academy of Pediatrics and its Pediatric Council to establish best
practices for childhood obesity prevention, assessment and treatment)
Rana Ammoury MD,
John Emhardt MD, William Aitchison MD, Debra Horn RN, Joseph Croffie MD.
Can Colonic Manometry Studies be Done on the Day of Colonic Motility Catheter
Placement? J Peidatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012;55(3):278-82.
Rana Ammoury MD, Marian Pfefferkorn MD. Significance of Esophageal
Involvement in Pediatric Crohn’s Patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr
Rana Ammoury MD, Marc Rosenman PhD, Sandeep Gupta MD. Incidental gastric
eosinophils in patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Do they Matter? J
Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010;51(6):723-6.
Ammoury RF, Heptulla RA, Tatevian N, Elenberg E.
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy of an adrenal adenoma with myelolipoma relieves
severe hypertension in a 16-year-old patient. Pediatric Nephrology. 2006;
Ammoury RF, Ghishan FK. Inborn Errors of Carbohydrate Metabolism. In FJ
Suchy &RJ Sokol & WF Ballistreri, Liver Diseases in Children (4th ed).
Ammoury RF, Ghishan FK. Diarrhea and Its Clinical Implications. In FK
Ghishan, & HM Said, Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract (5th ed).
Ammoury RF, Croffie JM. Malabsorptive disorders of childhood. Pediatrics in
Ammoury, RF and Gupta SK 2010. Colic and Gastrointestinal Gas. In R. Wiley,
& J. Hyams, Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. (4th ed).
Ammoury RF, Gupta SK. Mepolizumab in the Treatment of Eosinophilic
Esophagitis. Therapy. 2009; 6:231-237.
Ammoury RF, Pfefferkorn MD, Croffie JM. Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children:
Past and Present. World Journal of Pediatrics. 2009;5(2):103-112.