Dr. Rana Ammoury

(757) 668-7240
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Gastroenterology


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.

Clinical Interests
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Esophageal diseases including eosinophilic esophagitis and gastroesophageal reflux
  • Functional abdominal pain
  • Constipation

CHKD Clinical Trials Involving Dr. Rana Ammoury

Research Areas
  • 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
  • Virginia Business Magazine "Top Doc" 2024
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018-2022
  • Best retrospective research project,17th Annual Douglas S. Moodie, Pediatric Research Day ( 2006)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
Community Involvement

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).


A Note From Dr. Ammoury

"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. Ammoury's published research can be viewed at PubMed