Tiffany Patton, MD
2020 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars
Tiffany Patton, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. She completed her training in Pediatrics at John H. Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, where she also served as chief resident. Dr. Patton completed her fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago before joining as faculty.
Her clinical interests include eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease, non-IgE food allergies, abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, nutritional deficiencies, and fecal microbiota transplantation. Dr. Patton is committed to medical education, serving as the Pediatric Gastroenterology clerkship director for medical students, faculty mentor for pediatric residents, and a member of the scholarship oversight committee for Pediatric Gastroenterology fellows.
Her research interests include eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease, intestinal microbiome, and fecal microbiota transplantation. Specifically, she is focused on early life risk factors contributing to alterations of gut bacterial populations and how this effects development of gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Patton serves on several national committees focused on promoting patient knowledge and scientific advancement in these fields. She is the author of several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.