Ana Sant'Anna, MD, MSc, FRCFC, Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Fun fact about me 

I enjoy hot yoga.

I love working with children and their families because 
it is an ongoing rewarding experience.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Associate Professor in Pediatrics


Medical Degree 

State University of Rio de Janeiro-Brazil


Federal University of Rio de Janeiro-Brazil


Sainte-Justine Hospital, University of Montreal


Research interests 

Intestinal Failure and Nutrition

Selected publications 

A retrospective review of enteral nutrition support practices at a tertiary pediatric hospital: A comparison of prolonged nasogastric and gastrostomy tube feeding. Ricciuto A, Baird R, Sant'Anna A.

Use of cyproheptadine in young children with feeding difficulties and poor growth in a pediatric feeding program. Sant'Anna AM, Hammes PS, Porporino M, Martel C, Zygmuntowicz C, Ramsay M.

Role of wireless capsule endoscopy in reclassifying inflammatory bowel disease in children. Ouahed J, Shagrani M, Sant'Anna A.

Implementation of a multidisciplinary team approach and fish oil emulsion administration in the management of infants with short bowel syndrome and parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease. Sant'Anna AM, Altamimi E, Clause RF, Saab J, Mileski H, Cameron B, Fitzgerald P, Sant'Anna GM

Montreal Children's Hospital