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New Pediatric Gastroenterologist Joins Nemours Childrens Specialty Care

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Nemours continues commitment to region by recruiting top pediatric specialists 

Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, a nationally ranked pediatric specialty care practice, is proud to welcome Sheryl De Leon-Dial, MD, to the gastroenterology department in Pensacola.

Dr. De Leon-Dial brings expertise and skills to Nemours acquired during her residency and fellowship training in pediatrics, coupled with a deep passion for gastroenterology. She will serve as one of more than 25 specialty care physicians in the region.

"Dr. De Leon-Dial’s exposure to research, along with her clinical and teaching experience has contributed to her becoming a well-rounded gastroenterologist," said Dr. Mary B. Mehta, Chief Medical Officer of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola. "She will be an asset to our team in Pensacola."

Dr. De Leon-Dial holds a medical degree from the University of the City of Manila in the Philippines. She began her career in pediatrics at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York and became board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 2013. She most recently completed the fellowship program and sub-specialty training at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.