Jay Hochman, M.D.

Jay Hochman, M.D.

Jay Hochman, M.D.

Jay Hochman was born and raised in Chattanooga. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia. Then, he attended Baylor College of Medicine, earning his Doctorate in Medicine degree. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Cincinnati at the Children's Hospital Medical Center. While at Cincinnati, he received funding from the National Institutes of Health for molecular biology research of the gastrointestinal tract. His research earned him an award for the best research by a training fellow from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN). Prior to joining our group, Dr. Hochman coordinated the medical care of liver transplant candidates and recipients as part of the Egleston Pediatric Group.

He has authored numerous publications/presentations including original research, case reports, review articles, and textbook chapters on various pediatric gastrointestinal problems. As a member of NASPGHAN, he is helping improve pediatric gastroenterology care on a national level. He has helped develop educational materials on a wide-range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases which are used across the country. Also, he has served as an invited speaker for national campaigns to improve the evaluation and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In addition, he is an adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Other society memberships include the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Food Allergy Network, the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.

Dr. Hochman is married and has two sons. He likes to read, run, swim, and play tennis with his free time. He and his family are avid baseball fans.

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