Sonia Michail, MD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Michail specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. Her research interests include probiotics and the gut microbiome and she has NIH-funding to study the effect of probiotics on children with irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Michail is also heading up studies on fecal microbiota transplantation for children with ulcerative colitis and recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
In addition to authoring a vast number of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, reviews, and a book, Probiotics in Pediatric Medicine, she is Associate Editor of Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins Journal and on the editorial board of World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics. Dr. Michail is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Gastroenterology Association.
Dr. Michail received her medical degree at Ain Shams University College of Medicine, Cairo and her fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NB.