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The Woodlands

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Phone: 936-267-7555


17580 I-45 South
5th Floor, Orange Pod
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Isha Kaul, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Gastroenterology 2023
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2020
University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2017


Dr. Kaul strives to improve the quality of life for children with gastrointestinal disease by collaborating with both patients and their caregivers. She emphasizes building therapeutic relationships in her practice through effective communication and providing meaningful evidence-based education. With her family-centered approach to care, she empowers patients and their caregivers to actively participate in the decision-making process, which is key to healing and recovery. 


Clinical Interests: As a community gastroenterologist, Dr. Kaul cares for children with a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders including failure to thrive, cow’s milk protein allergy, constipation, gastroparesis, celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease. She is involved in establishing a program for educating pediatric gastroenterology fellow trainees at Texas Children's Hospital community sites at West Campus and The Woodlands. 

Research Interests: avoidant/restrictive eating behaviors in children with gastrointestinal disease, motility and disorders of gut-brain interaction, medical and community education 



Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Member

Selected Publications

Kaul I, Chiou EH. The Role of Pediatric Gastroenterologists in the Evaluation of Complex Aerodigestive Disorders. Current Gastroenterology Report. 2022 Dec;24(12):211-221. PMID: 36401684.

Kaul I, Anvari S, Davis C. Neonatal Antibiotics and Food Allergy are Associated with FGIDs at 4-6 Years of Age. Pediatrics. 2022 Dec; 150 (Supplement 3): S30.

Kaul I, Staggs VS, Bagherian A, Ali A, Shulman RJ, Colombo JM, Schurman JV, Chumpitazi BP, Friesen CA. Pediatric Rome IV diagnosis agreement is greater than agreement on diagnostic testing. Neurogastroenterology & Motility. 2022 Aug;34(8):e14355. PMID: 35279913.

Armstrong DG, Kaul I, Hernandez JA, Chumpitazi BP. Gastrojejunal Enteral Tube Serving as a Small Bowel Bezoar Nidus. Cureus. 2021 May 27;13(5):e15266. PMID: 34221745.

Alfaro-Cruz L, Kaul I, Zhang Y, Shulman RJ, Chumpitazi BP. Assessment of Quality and Readability of Internet Dietary Information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2019 Feb;17(3):566-567. PMID: 29800724.

Awards & Honors

Distinguished Educator Award – Baylor College of Medicine Pediatrics Residency 2020

Alpha Omega Alpha- Medical Honor Society 2017


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