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Nidhi P. Goyal, MD, MPH

Assistant Physician

Dr. Nidhi Goyal is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego and an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

She earned her medical degree at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a Masters in Public Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at John Hopkins. She completed her internship and residency in general pediatrics as well as a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at UC San Diego. She is board certified in pediatrics as well as pediatric gastroenterology. 


Her main research interest is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and obesity in children. During her fellowship, she was awarded the Pediatric Scientist Development Program grant funded by the NIH and she developed a stem cell model for the study of NAFLD at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. Currently, she is involved in translational research with clinical trials in pediatric NAFLD. Dr. Goyal is also passionate about teaching medical students, residents, and fellows and serves as the Chair of the Education Committee for the pediatric GI division.