UMMC Celiac Disease Program

Led by Samra Blanchard, MD and Runa Watkins, MD, the Celiac Disease Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center have been on the forefront of diagnosing and treating celiac disease. Lead by Dr. Samra Blanchard and Dr. Runa Watkins, the Celiac Disease Program sees both children and adults from throughout the region and is one of the only dedicated celiac and gluten-related disorders practices in the state.

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Samra Blanchard, MD.

Samra Blanchard, MD

Dr. Blanchard completed her pediatric and pediatric gastroenterology training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where her main focus was inflammatory bowel disease and surgical quality outcomes. She then joined Rainbow Babies and Children ...

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Runa Watkins, MD.

Runa Watkins, MD

As I started my training in the field of pediatric gastroenterologist, my familiarity with Celiac Disease was lacking, as it was not a common diagnosis in the local patient population. Upon completing fellowship, I started as an Assistant ...

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