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Vania Kasper, MD

Position: Director, Center for Liver & Pancreatic Disease

Vania Kasper, MD an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Educator at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Hasbro Children’s Hospital.  She has completed fellowships in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Brown University and in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology at Columbia University.

Prior to her fellowship training, she completed a Residency and Chief Residency in Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Dr. Kasper founded the Children’s Center for Liver Disease and is the Medical Director for the CHANGES adolescent weight management program at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.  She is actively involved in resident and fellow education and curriculum development.  Dr. Kasper’s research interests include non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Fontan- associated liver disease and liver disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Kasper is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric gastroenterology and board eligible in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology.