Ellen Sejkora, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Division of Gastroenterology at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Sejkora’s specializes in treatment of disorders of the gut-brain interaction, or DGBIs. In her free time, Dr. Sejkora enjoys sailing and hiking with her family. 


University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • David JG, Sejkora E, Michel HK, Mackner L. Pediatric GI Health Care Professionals' Perceptions of and Engagement With Psychosocial Providers in Pediatric IBD Care. JPGN Rep. 2023 Apr 18;4(2):e305. doi: 10.1097/PG9.0000000000000305. PMID: 37200719; PMCID: PMC10187836.
  • Sejkora EKD, Igler EC, Davies WH. Parent-reported toilet training practices and the role of pediatric primary care providers. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2020 Jun 23;33(8):620-629. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000410. PMID: 32590446.
  • David J, Huston P, Manville K, Burdo-Hartman W, Kaiser S, Arand B, Hockaday M, Rosenston L, Sejkora E, Dempster R. Unexpected Poor Growth in Pediatric Patients on Food-based Enteral Therapy: Case Series and Suggested Practice Changes. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Nov 1;73(5):599-603. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000003256. PMID: 34321422.
  • Defenderfer, E.K., Bauer, K., Igler, E., Uihlein, J.A., Davies, W.H. (2018). The experience of pain dismissal in adolescence. Clin J Pain, 34, 162-167. doi: 10.1097/AJP.00000000000000530
  • Igler, E.C., Lang, A.C., Balistreri, K., Sejkora, E.K.D., Drendel, A., Davies, W.H. (2020). Parent perceptions of dismissive provider reactions to pediatric chronic pain reports. Clin J Pain,36, 80-87. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000776

Locations for this Doctor

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Westport

191 Post Road West
Westport, CT06880
United States