Miguel Saps, MD, is an attending gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and director of research for the Motility Center. He is also Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Saps is an internationally recognized expert in pediatric motility disorders. Prior to joining Nationwide Children’s Hospital, he led the gastrointestinal motility and functional bowel disorders program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.
He is an active member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and chairs its International Committee. He is also active with the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS), serving as councilor, and as vice chair of the Clinical Practice, Coding and Billing Committee. Dr. Saps is also a member of the Rome IV Committee, an international group of experts that define criteria for the diagnosis of functional gastrointestinal disorders in children and adolescents. Within the Rome IV Committee, Dr. Saps serves as the co-chair of the Rome IV Foundation – European Medicines Agency Committee on Pediatric Clinical Outcomes.
Dr. Saps conducts research into functional gastrointestinal disorders including abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and constipation in children. Dr. Saps has authored more than 90 articles and chapters in scientific journals and textbooks of pediatric gastroenterology.