Patricio A. Arias Valencia MD

Patricio A. Arias Valencia, MD

About Dr. Arias Valencia

Dr. Patricio Arias is a Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition specialist at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Arias serves as the Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Medical Director of Liver Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador. He then completed his residency training at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, FL and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. When asked why he chose to specialize in this field, Dr. Arias explained, “It is an area in pediatrics that allows me to see a wide range of conditions. Among these conditions, my area of expertise is in liver transplantation which allows me to establish relationships with patients and their families during very difficult times. Both the family and physician can recognize the great gift of life. Organ donation saves lives.”

Dr. Arias is fluent in both English and Spanish. Dr. Arias sees patients at the main campus of Children’s Hospital in Uptown New Orleans and in Metairie at the LCMC Health Ridgelake Health Center.

To schedule an appointment at any location, please call our scheduling line at 504.896.2888.

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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  • Medical School
    Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  • Residency
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics
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