Virginia Baez-Socorro

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Virginia Baez-Socorro, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division: Gastroenterology and Nutrition


Virginia Baez-Socorro, MD, is a specialist in pediatric digestive disorders and Director of the Multidisciplinary Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic in the Division of Pediatric Nutrition and Gastroenterology, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She also sees patients at UH Landerbrook Health Center and in Akron, Ohio. She is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Baez-Socorro is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. Her special interests are eosinophilic esophagitis and inflammatory bowel disease. She joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital staff in 2012.

Dr. Baez-Socorro earned her medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti, Caracas, Venezuela. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pa., followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

In addition to English Dr. Baez-Socorro is fluent in Spanish.

Research Interests

• Eosinophilic esophagits
• Inflammatory bowel disease

Awards and Recognitions

• Minority Faculty Development Award Grant, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
• Fellowship Research Award Program Grant, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital