Dr. Anna Hunter joined Children’s Hospital Central California as a pediatric gastroenterologist in August 2011. Her areas of special interest include inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease as well as other inflammatory conditions of the gut.
Recently completing her postgraduate medical education and training, Dr. Hunter received her medical degree from Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland. She completed research fellowships in the division of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, and department of pediatrics, growth and nutrition clinic, at the University of Maryland, in Baltimore, M.D. She did her pediatric residency in the department of pediatrics, also at the University of Maryland. She went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where both her clinical and research training focused on inflammatory bowel disease. She is board eligible.
Dr. Hunter has presented numerous lectures on various topics such as research presentations on the epigenetics of Crohn’s disease in children and clinical talks on cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts (CRMCC) and other bleeding vascular lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, Hirschsprung's disease, and Menetrier’s disease in children. She has published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the “Journal of Pediatrics,” “American Journal of Gastroenterology” and “Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition” as well as chapters in “Netter’s Pediatrics," “Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics" and "Advanced Therapy of IBD.”
Dr. Hunter is a member of several professional societies, including the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the American Gastroenterological Association and the Council on Environmental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a member of Specialty Medical Group.
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