stomach doctor for children in Clearwater Florida
About Dr. Karina Irizarry
Dr. Karina Irizarry Brandon Florida

Dr. Karina Irizarry's primary locations are Temple Terrace and Brandon Florida.
She also sees patients in St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa, Riverview office and Tampa General Hospital.

Dr. Karina Irizarry's ARNP is Shawn M. Sarnaik and
Ranae D. Preseau.

 

 

Name: Karina Irizarry, M.D.
Office Address: 5205 East Fletcher Avenue, Temple Terrace, FL 33617
Phone: 813-987-2911
Fax: 813-987-2853

Born in Puerto Rico, Dr Irizarry is fluent in Spanish & English
She's married and has 2 children
She enjoys dancing,traveling and spending time with her family
She is a member of the Tampa Latin American Society

1997    BS University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA
2001     M.D.  Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR
2001-2004     Intern and Resident in Pediatrics, University of South Florida,
Tampa, FL
2005-2008  Clinical and Research Fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

1998    Summer Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Neonatology-    under the mentorship of Dr. Lawrence Nogee worked in DNA sequence analysis to identify mutations of surfactant protein B alleles. 

1997    MARC/AIM Summer Research Program participant, Purdue University, Department of Biochemistry- Worked in the determination of the optimal DNA sequence for interaction with a transcription factor of Vaccinia Virus.

1996-1997   Research Assistant, University of Iowa, Botany Department- Worked in the purification and characterization of an enzyme involved in the process of cyanogenesis in plants.

1994-1997   Laboratory Assistant, University of Iowa, Department of Radiation Biology-Assisted graduate students of the Cancer Research Center in their work regarding antioxidant enzymes and their role in tumor development.

2004-2005      Pediatric Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition of Florida, St. Petersburg, FL
2008-present    Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition of Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

2001     Who’s who among students in American Universities and Colleges
2001     Distinguished student of the Department of Pediatrics, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR
1997-2001    Ponce School of Medicine Institutional Academic Scholarship, Ponce PR
1997    The University of Iowa Collegiate Scholar-award given to top 25 senior in College of Liberal Arts
1996-1997        Howard Hughes Research Fellowship recipient
1995-1996        National Hispanic Fund Scholar
1993-1997        Dean’s List, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1993-1997        Opportunity at Iowa Academic Scholarship

Tampa Latin American Society
2005-present  North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1999-2004    American Academy of Pediatricians
1999-2001     American Medical Association

2009 - Present - Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterologgy since 2009
1997-2001 - Florida Training Medical License
2001 - Present - Florida Medical License
2004 - Pediatric Board Certification
2005-2008 - Colorado Training Medical License

2008-Present       All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
2008-Present       St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, FL
2008-Present       Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL
2008-Present       Florida Hospital, Tampa, FL
2004-2005           All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Speaker: Overview of Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome,
Pediatrics Grand Rounds Tampa General Hospital
February 19,2009

Speaker: Overview of Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
Pediatric Grand Rounds Tampa General Hospital
October 15, 2009

Speaker: Overview of Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
Pediatric Grand Rounds All Children's Hospital
January 29,2010

2005-2006    Division Lecture Series, Fellow Topic Conferences

2005-2007    Pediatric Gastroenterology-Pediatric Surgery Joint Fellow Topic Conference

2007   Refeeding Syndrome Lecture, Noon Conference for Pediatric Residents,
University of Colorado Pediatrics Residency Program, Denver, CO

2007-2008    Division Lecture Series-Annual Research in Progress talk

March 2008   27th Annual NASPGHAN/Mead Johnson Research Forum for Pediatric Gastroenterologists

2002   North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Teaching and Tomorrow Travel Grant
2005-2008    National Institute of Health-R32 Training Grant

Peer Review Journals

  1. Irizarry K, Rossbach HC, Ignacio JR, Winesett MP, Kaiser, GC, Kumar, M, Gilbert-Barness, E and Wilsey MJ Jr. Sickle cell intrahepatic cholestasis with cholelithiasis.  Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2006 Mar;23(2):95-102.

Book Chapters, Invited Articles, Reviews

  1. Irizarry K and Wilsey MJ Jr.  “Perianal and Buttock Swelling.”  Visual Diagnosis in Pediatrics.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  2006.  p. 373-79.

Scientific Abstracts

  1. Irizarry K, Colgan SP.  Regulation of Hypoxia Inducible Factor in Intestinal Epithelial cells in Inflammation.  North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2007.
  2. Irizarry, K, Glover, L and Colgan SP.  Regulation of Hypoxia Inducible Factor in Intestinal Epithelial Cells in Inflammation.  FASEB J. 2008 22:328.11
  3. Nogee, LM, Irizarry, K, Hamvas, A, Trusgnich, M, and Cole, FS. Evidence for a   common ancestral origin for the most frequent mutation responsible for surfactant protein B (SP-B) deficiency. Pediatr Res 47 (4): 370A, 2000.
  4. Irizarry K. Partial purification of a UDPG:p-Hydroxymandelonitrile Glucosyltransferase in Sorghum", Honor’s Thesis, May 1997, Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Iowa.

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition of Florida

Dr. Karina Irizarry's Honors

1998 - Summer Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Neonatology - under the mentorship of Dr. Lawrence Nogee, worked in DNA sequence analysis to identify mutations of surfactant protein B alleles.