Daphne Sy Say, M.D.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
- Director, Pediatric IBD Program
Dr. Say is a pediatric gastroenterologist who cares for children with digestive disorders, including Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, and functional gastrointestinal diseases. She serves as the director of the UC Davis Children's Hospital Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. Her current clinical and research interests include transitional care for adolescents with chronic disease, risk stratification in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, and quality improvement.
Dr. Say's research focuses on improving the care of children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease using quality improvement methodology. She is also interested in the use of technology and telehealth to increase access to subspecialty care.
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2009
B.S., Georgetown University, Washington DC 2005
Internship: Pediatrics, UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA 2009-2010
Pediatrics, UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA 2010-2012
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA 2012-2015
American Board of Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology,
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Gastroenterlogical Association
American Medical Association
Crohn�s and Colitis Foundation of America
North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Honors and Awards
Eli Gold, M.D., Outstanding Junior Faculty Prize, University of California Davis Department of Pediatrics, 2020
Golden Apple Teaching Award, University of California, Davis Department of Pediatrics, 2020
INQUIRY Best in Class Quality Improvement Award Rady Children�s Hospital, San Diego, 2015
Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Collaborative Clinical Education Rady Children�s Hospital, San Diego, 2014
Critical Care Resident of the Year University of California, San Diego Department of Pediatrics/Rady Children�s Hospital, San Diego � Division of Critical Care Medicine, 2012
Excellence in Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Diego Department of Pediatrics/Rady Children�s Hospital, San Diego, 2011
Select Recent Publications
Say DS, de Lorimier A, Lammers CR, Natale J, Lakshminrusimha S, Wiedeman J, Partridge E. Risk Stratification and PPE Use in Pediatric Endoscopy During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: A Single-Center Protocol. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020;70(6):751-754. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000002731. PMID:32443023.
Newfield RS, Graves CL, Newbury RO, Schwimmer JB, Proudfoot JA, Say DS, Feldstein AE. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in pediatric type 2 diabetes: Metabolic and histologic characteristics in 38 subjects. Pediatr Diabetes. 2019 Feb;20(1):41-47. doi:10.1111/pedi.12798. Epub 2018 Dec 9. PMID:30467936.
Say DS, Starnes T, Matsukuma K, Nguyen S. Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A Report of Drug-associated Granulation Tissue Polyps. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Nov;67(5):e102-e104. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000002044. PMID:29851764.
Say DS, Chaparro J, Koning JL, Sivagnanam M. Fever and Jaundice in a Previously Healthy Teenager. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct;55(11):1081-4. doi:10.1177/0009922816667311. PMID:27630008.
Say D, Crawford JR. Vitamin B12 Deficiency Presenting as Acute Ataxia. BMJ Case Reports. Published online 2013 March 26. doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-008850. PMID:23536622.