Gastroenterology and Hepatology team triptych

Pediatric Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistant


  • Rachelle Foreman, RN
  • Samantha Hanks, RN
  • Katherine McConville, RN
  • Doris Taylor, RN
  • Teresa Wachs, RN
  • Heidi Zogorsky, RN

Registered Dietitians

  • Kimberly Braly, RDN
  • Cheryl Davis, RDN
  • Nila Gregory, MPH, RDN, CNSC, IBCLC
  • Melissa Mortensen, RDN


Social Workers

  • Maricel Floresca, LICSW, CCTSW
  • Amal Muammar-Hastings, LICSW
  • Joan Ward, MSW, LICSW

IBD Research Coordinator

  • Heather Vendettuoli

Liver Research Coordinators

  • Melissa Young
  • Kara Cooper
  • Deana Rich


Close Collaboration with Other Teams at Children’s

Depending on your child's condition and treatment needs, we will bring in other Seattle Children's experts. We work closely with: