Aakash Goyal, MD $$

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Aakash Goyal, M.D., is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's Health℠ and an Associate Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in eosinophilic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, feeding difficulties, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Goyal earned his medical degree at B.J. College, University of Pune, India. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and received advanced training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition through a fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric gastroenterology.

His research interests include eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and feeding disorders. He has delivered numerous invited lectures and has published a number of academic articles.

Dr. Goyal was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018 and 2019.

Education and Training

Medical School
B.J. Medical College-Maharshtra (1997)
Safdar Jang Hospital (1999), Pediatrics
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (2007), Pediatrics
Government Medical College (2002), Pediatrics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1999), Pathology
Children's Hospital of Michigan (2010), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
  • Research Interests

    • Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease
    • Feeding disorders
  • Publications

    • Eosinophilic esophagitis: short and long-term considerations. Goyal A Current opinion in pediatrics 2018 Jul
    • Recent discoveries and emerging therapeutics in eosinophilic esophagitis. Goyal A, Cheng E World journal of gastrointestinal pharmacology and therapeutics 2016 Feb 7 1 21-32
    • Pancreatic head tumor in an infant with new-onset jaundice. Heintz D, Megison S, Cope-Yokoyama S, Goyal A Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2015 Feb 60 2 e14-5
    • Esophageal polyp in a boy with eosinophilic esophagitis. Goyal A, Poulik J, Chang CH, El-Baba M Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2010 Nov 51 5 541
  • Professional Activities

    • American Gastroenterological Association
    • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Awards and Honors

    • Best Pediatric Specialist in Dallas 2018-2019, D Magazine
    • STAR Treatment Award 2011, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas
    • Starfish Award 2008, Family-Centered Care Advisory Council (FCCAC), Children’s Hospital of Michigan
    • Award of Appreciation, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City 2007

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