Laura N. El-Hage, MD, FAAP

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Laura N. El-Hage, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric hospitalist with the Transition to Adulthood Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Transitions of care
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - St. George’s University Medical School, West Indies, Grenada


Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - Albany Medical College Albany, NY


Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - Albany Medical College Albany, NY (Chief Resident)

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Hospitalist

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Observation Unit

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




El-Hage L, Sood V, Qualia C. Giant Gastric Heterotopia in the Duodenum of an Adolescent Male and Review of the Literature. J Clinical Gastroenterol Treat. 2016 Feb 12;2(1).

Awards and Honors

2012, Magna Cum Laude, St. George’s University Medical School
2008-2012, International Medical Honor Society: Iota Epsilon Alpha
2007, Cum Laude, University of Maryland College Park

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2016-present, Onboarding and Orientation Committee Lead

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2016-present, Society of Hospital Medicine
2012-present, American Academy of Pediatrics