Shelly Rustagi, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Dayton Children's Hospital. She is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, and comes to Dayton Children’s from a fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado. She served her residency at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center and got her medical and bachelor’s degrees at the University of Missouri. Dr. Rustagi is particularly interested in caring for children with celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis, in which the esophagus becomes inflamed due to allergens. She also has special interests in resident education. Dr. Rustagi loves to travel – she’s been to four continents already - and loves to swap travel tales!
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education and training
medical school: University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
residency: Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
fellowship: Pediatric gastroenterology - Children’s Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
board certification: Pediatrics
ratings and reviews
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Everyone is so professional and helpful.
Dr. Rustagi is incredibly wonderful. She's very easy to understand and she explains everything very well.
Very attentive, knowledgeable, caring, understanding, compassionate.
Dr. Rustagi is superb! One of the best physician interactions I've ever had. She's a true asset to Dayton Children's and does a phenomenal job of establishing rapport and treating patients with respect. She's very knowledgeable, too.