Characteristics of our Fellows

We welcome applications from pediatricians who are committed to patient care, education, and scholarship and who have completed an accredited pediatric residency program and are eligible for the Pediatric Boards. Fellows who are board eligible must become board certified during their fellowship in order to be eligible for the Pediatric Gastroenterology sub-board.

Fellows

Andrew Buckley, DO

  • PGY 6, Pediatric Gastroenterology UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s, 07/2018 – Present
  • University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences – Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow, 07/2016 – 06/2018
  • State University of New York at Buffalo; Buffalo, N.Y., 07/2013 – 06/2016
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, 07/2009 – 06/2013

Deepthi Sankepalli, MBBS

  • PGY 6, Pediatric Gastroenterology UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s, 07/2016 – Present
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, N.Y., 07/2013 – 06/2016
  • Sri Venkateswara Medical College, India, 08/2005 – 03/2011

Hassan Abdullah, MBBS

  • PGY 4, Pediatric Gastroenterology UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s, 07/2018 – Present
  • General Pediatrician at MHC Healthcare Marana, Arizona, 12/2011 – 06/2018
  • Harlem Hospital Center, New York, 09/2008 – 09/2011
  • Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Pakistan, 05/1999 – 07/2004

Denise Young, MD

  • PGY 4, Pediatric Gastroenterology UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s, 07/2018 – Present
  • Case Western Reserve University/UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland, 06/2015 – 06/2018
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 08/2011 – 05/2015

Sujithra Velayuthan, MD

  • Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 07/2011 – 07/2014
  • Medical School: Madurai Medical College Graduation, 05/2002