About Me

Dr. Sonia Michail is board certified pediatrician and pediatric gastroenterologist. After completing her pediatric gastroenterology training at Creighton and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1997, she began practicing pediatric gastroenterology in Dayton, Ohio. She became Medical Director of the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Dayton Children’s Hospital in 2008. She came to Southern California and joined Children’s Gastroenterology, MCSG in 2010.

Dr. Michail has an interest in understanding the role of the intestinal bacteria in children's health. She is an editor of a book on the use of probiotics in children and has written several articles in this field.

She is an active member in several societies such as the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and is a founding member of the North American Society of Celiac Disease. Dr. Michail is also a member of the American Society of Pediatrics (APS) and the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR) – two very prestigious societies whose members including many leaders in the field of pediatrics. She is also an American Gastroenterological Association Fellow (AGAF), an honor only bestowed on few select gastroenterologists around the world.

Dr. Michail enjoys teaching medical students, residents and fellows and has mentored a large number of trainees, many of which have become leaders in their field.

Dr. Michail enjoys caring for children with a variety of gastrointestinal and liver disorders. She has been named Best Doctor 2015 by LA Magazine.

Languages

English

Provider Specialty

Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Services

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Care
  • Pediatric Specialty Care

Education

Medical Education

Ain Shams University

Internship

Ain Shams University

Residency

Michigan State University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Creighton University School of Medicine

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Cherese Mari Laulhere Children's Village - Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach

2701 Atlantic Ave.

Long Beach, CA

Office: (714) 377-6993

Insurances Accepted

Aetna Whole Health ACO
Anthem Vivity HMO
Boeing MemorialCare Health Alliance ACO
Health Net Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
UHC Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
Anthem Vivity HMO (GNP)
Anthem Vivity HMO (GNP)
Health Net Commercial HMO (GNP)
BlueShield Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO (GNP)
Aetna Commercial HMO (GNP)
Anthem Commercial HMO
BlueShield Trio Commercial HMO (GNP)
Cigna Value/Select HMO (GNP)
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO (GNP)
Anthem Pathway HMO (GNP)
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO (GNP)
Centivo ACO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
BlueShield Trio Commercial HMO