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Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Christiana Bernal, MD

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WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Gastroenterology
 
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Office Location
Pediatric Gastroenterology - East Raleigh
23 Sunnybrook Road
WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Phone
919-235-6435
Fax
919-231-0314
Office Location
Pediatric Gastroenterology - Apex
120 Healthplex Way
WakeMed Apex Healthplex, Suite 301
Apex, NC 27502
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Phone
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Undergraduate Degree
Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA (Biology)
Medical School
Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Residency
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Fellowship
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (Pediatric Gastroenterology)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN (Clinical Pharmacology)
Certification
American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics
Member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Biography

Dr. Christiana Bernal is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist who sees patients with general gastrointestinal complaints or disorders.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. She completed two years of research at Emory University before earning her doctorate in medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Bernal then completed her residency in pediatrics, followed by fellowships in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, and in Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

During her training Dr. Bernal completed research on the genetic effects on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy. She was awarded the National Institutes of Health Training grant to support her research endeavors. She also devoted time to teaching - presenting numerous talks at Vanderbilt University - and has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts related to gastroenterology.

On a personal level, Dr. Bernal is a busy wife and mother of three. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and photography.

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