J. Antonio Quiros, M.D., Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Joins Valley Medical Group as Associate Chair for Pediatrics

November 12, 2019

Valley Medical Group is pleased to welcome J. Antonio Quiros, M.D., Dr. Quiros Headshotas the Valley Medical Group (VMG) Associate Chair for Pediatrics, and a member of the Pediatric Gastroenterology team. Dr. Quiros was hired in collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System and he assumed his role on October 7, 2019.

Dr. Quiros, who also serves as Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital and the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist with special skills in therapeutic endoscopy. He completed his pediatric residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine In Cleveland, OH. He was a fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC Health Science Center. In addition, he was an Advanced Fellow in Gastrointestinal and Biliary Endoscopy at Stanford University Hospital. Prior to joining VMG, Dr. Quiros was a Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital in Charleston where he built a series of nationally recognized programs covering all aspects of pediatric nutrition, transplant care, and interventional procedures. 

In addition to his role as Associate Chair for Pediatrics, Dr. Quiros will join Keith J. Benkov, M.D., Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Nanci Pittman, M.D, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; and   Diana Volpert, M.D., Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Valley Medical Group,  as a member of Valley’s Pediatric Gastroenterology practice.

Pediatric gastroenterology services at Valley include the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system in children including Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease care. With the expansion of the program to include pediatric subspecialists from Mount Sinai Health System, patients have access to a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive care for digestive disorders, intestinal tumors, intestinal bleeding and liver disease in patients up to 21 years of age. 

“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Quiros to Valley’s pediatric team,” said Gail Matthews, M.D., Chair, Women's and Children’s Services, Valley Medical Group. “Dr. Quiros has many impressive clinical, administrative, and research accomplishments. Our patients will benefit greatly from his clinical expertise and our clinical environment will be enriched by his talent and enthusiasm.”

Valley’s Pediatric Gastroenterology practice is located at 140 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus. To make an appointment with Dr. Quiros or another member of the team, please call 201-389-0815.