Katja K Kovacic, MD

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN SINCE 2014
Assistant professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-3690
(877) 607-5280 (appointments)
130 Second St, West Pavilion
Neenah, WI 54956

Overview

Dr. Kovacic is board certified in Pediatrics and a subspecialized Pediatric Gastroenterologist. She has expertise and special interest in managing patients with functional bowel, motility, gastro-esophageal reflux disease and feeding disorders. Part of the nationally recognized GI motility program at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Center for Pediatric Neurogastroenterology, Motility and Autonomic Disorders, she performs motility testing including pH-impedance and esophageal, antroduodenal, colon and anorectal manometry studies. She is also part of the multidisciplinary Feeding Team.  Her research is focused on developing better diagnostic tools and therapies for complex disorders such as chronic nausea and gastroparesis. Her primary goal is to help children and families who suffer from chronic and debilitating GI disorders achieve the best possible care and quality of life.

Certifications
Pediatrics - General
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal pain
  • Aerodigestive disorders
  • Anal rectal malformations
  • Constipation
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • Feeding disorders
  • Defecation disorders
  • Encopresis
  • Gastroenterology
  • GI autonomic disorders
  • Hepatitis
  • Infant gastroesophageal reflux
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Motility issues
  • Schwachman diamond syndrome

Education & Awards

Education
  • 2008, Dartmouth Medical School, MD
Residency
  • 2011, Rhode Island Hospital (Providence, RI) - Pediatrics
Fellowship
  • 2014, Medical College of Wisconsin - Ped Gastroenterology

Research & Publications

Publications