Michele Jacqueline Alkalay, MD $$

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish,Hebrew,


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Michele Alkalay, M.D., earned her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics and her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Health℠. She is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern.

After her fellowship, she practiced in New York and was recognized as a top physician in the Brewster area; acquired the certificate of a Leading Physician of the World and Top Health Care Professional from the International Association of HealthCare Professionals; was published in The World Wide Leaders in Health Care; was named in Cambridge Who's Who Doctors of America; and received top patient satisfaction in patient AMGA surveys. 

Dr. Alkalay's clinical interests include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, chronic abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation and encopresis.

Education and Training

Medical School
Tel-Aviv University (2003)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2006), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2009), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
  • Research Interests

    • Celiac disease
  • Publications

  • Professional Activities

    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (2009-2012)
    • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2006-present)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2003-2007)
    • GenerationGF.org (2018 to present)
    • Celiac Disease Foundation (2017 to present)
    • Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Dallas (GIG), 2017 to present
    • American Medical Association (2012 to present)
    • Dallas County Medical Society (2012 to present)
    • Texas Medical Association (2012 to present)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Top Doctor recognition by Castle Connolly (2022)
    • Best Pediatric Specialist (2020, 2021) D Magazine
    • Top Pediatric Gastroenterologist (2021) Texas Magazine Top Doctors
    • 117 GI Physician to Know Becker’s List (2019)
    • TX Top Doc (2019)
    • Leading Doctors Who’s Who in America (2017-2020)
    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialists (2020)
    • Texas Rising Stars, Texas Monthly Magazine (2016)
    • Leading Physician of the World & Top Health Care Professional - The Internal Association of Health Care Professionals (2011)
    • The World Wide Leaders in Healthcare - Published in 2011-2012 edition (2011)

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