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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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
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We love Dr.Rustagi. Extremely friendly. Speaks to children in ways for them to understand. She also performed an exam in my child's doll to help my child feel comfortable. Totally loved this! Would highly recommend her and Dayton Childrens to anyone.
Dr. Rustagi took the time to to talk with us to find out what was going on and... I felt that she... went above and beyond in finding out everything and trying to help. I appreciate that.
She was very caring. She was very thorough and she addressed all of my concerns and gave me great care along with my daughter.
I love my gastroenterologist she is amazing and really works with me to find the best options for my care.