Celia Z, Padron, MD, FAAP is a pediatric gastroenterologist in private practice in Marlton, NJ since 1990. Dr Padron holds the position of division Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Virtua Health in Voorhees, New Jersey. Prior to this she was the Division Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UMDNJ-Cooper hospital in Camden, New Jersey.
She did her training in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UMDNJ in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Padron is licensed and board certified in New Jersey, North Carolina and Florida. She specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal system in patients from birth to 21 years.
Dr. Padron has received many awards and recognitions throughout her career and she is consistently cited as one of South Jersey’s Top Docs and Best Pediatricians in America. She wrote a chapter entitled Nutrition assessment of the Young Child in the book Practical Nutrition. A quick Reference for the Health Care Practitioner, Aspen Publication, 1989.
Dr. Padron has participated in many research studies including the leaky gut syndrome of autistic children and the use of biologic drugs on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Her special interests are growth and nutrition in children and the effect of children’s diet on diseases of the gut including irritable bowel syndrome, failure to thrive, gastroesophageal reflux, unexplained abdominal pain, constipation and loose stools. She is currently studying eosinophilic (allergic) disorders of the gastrointestinal system caused by food sensitives.