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Meet Our Team

The clinicians at the Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Center have decades of experience researching and treating various gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders, often specializing in specific symptoms or therapies. This allows us to offer a highly customized approach to treatment, helping to ensure the best possible outcomes. Our team of motility, colorectal, functional abdominal pain and aerodigestive experts works together to evaluate and treat patients — often in just one comprehensive visit.

Doctors

Read more about Samuel Nurko, MD, MPH

Director, Center for Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders; Director, Functional Abdominal Pain Program

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Terry Buchmiller, MD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program; Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Alejandro Flores, MD

Director and Chair, Ambulatory Community Services; Associate Physician, Motility and Gastrointestinal Disorders

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Claudio Morera, MD

Attending. Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Read more about Rachel Rosen, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, Aerodigestive Center

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Neil Schechter, MD

Director, Chronic Pain Clinic; Senior Associate in Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Nurses

Read more about Elizabeth Burch, MSN, RN, APRN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Clinical Coordinator, Functional Abdominal Pain Program

Read more about Fiona Paul, RN, PhD, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Nurse Coordinator, Colorectal Program

Read more about Carolyn Ward, MSN, RN, APRN, PNP-PC/AC

Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Dietitians

Psychologists

Read more about Amy Hale, PhD

Attending Psychologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Julie Snyder, PsyD

Director, GI Psychology Service

Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Social Work

Read more about Hannah Brewer, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Coordinators

Alana Beaudreault

Program Coordinator, Aerodigestive Program and Functional Abdominal Program

Natasha Stinson

Surgical Scheduler II, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Lauren Wasgatt, BS

Senior Patient Administrative Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition