Akash Pandey, MD, is an attending pediatric gastroenterologist in practice with the Arnold Palmer Hospital Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition. He is board certified in pediatrics. While his practice encompasses a full range of pediatric gastrointestinal diagnoses, he retains a special interest in pediatric liver disease, chronic abdominal pain, chronic constipation, gastroesophageal reflux disease and nutritional disorders.
Dr. Pandey earned his medical degree from Odessa State Medical University, Ukraine.
Before moving to the U.S., he worked as a medical officer with the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education in India. He completed his residency in general pediatrics at New York Medical College–Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan, followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center–New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Pandey is an active researcher and educator. He is involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and medical house staff, and has contributed to a number of published research studies. He is an active member of the Neurogastroenterology & Motility Committee, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He is also on the MedStudy reviewer committee for pediatric gastroenterology and writes web-based education materials.
Dr. Pandey works closely with family and primary care pediatricians to provide coordinated and comprehensive care. In addition to English, he speaks Hindi, Urdu and Russian.