Dr. Namjoshi is dedicated to pediatric advanced nutrition, gastroenterology, and hepatology. She specializes in the care of children with intestinal failure and in general gastroenterology, earning the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition's Certified Nutrition Support Clinician designation in 2018. Her research interests include iron in gastrointestinal diseases, anemia and inflammation in intestinal failure, and micronutrient deficiency in children on chronic home parenteral nutrition.

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Nutrition Support and Intestinal Rehabilitation
  • Long term outcomes in intestinal failure
  • Intestinal Transplant
  • Diarrhea
  • Micronutrient deficiency

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute Fellow’s Research Support Award, UCLA CDI (2018-2019)
  • NIH Fellowship Training Grant T32DK07180, NIH (2017-2019)
  • Housestaff Quality Improvement Award, UCLA (2014)
  • Resident Research Award, UCLA (2014)
  • Dean's Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California (2002-2006)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Committee Member, NASPGHAN Nutrition Committee (2019 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship:UCLA Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship (2019) CA
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2014)
  • Residency:UCLA Pediatric Residency (2014) CA
  • Medical Education:Penn State College of Medicine Registrar (2011) PA


All Publications

  • Nutrition Deficiencies in Children With Intestinal Failure Receiving Chronic Parenteral Nutrition JOURNAL OF PARENTERAL AND ENTERAL NUTRITION Namjoshi, S. S., Muradian, S., Bechtold, H., Reyen, L., Venick, R. S., Marcus, E. A., Vargas, J. H., Wozniak, L. J. 2018; 42 (2): 427–35