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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric gastroenterologists are physicians who are trained in pediatrics, and have completed additional training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Specialists focus on infants, children and teens with digestive, nutritional and liver disorders.

Conditions We Treat

Our specialists treat children with problems affecting the digestive system and the liver, gallbladder and pancreas, and perform a variety of diagnostic tests, including endoscopy (capsule and traditional), and colonoscopy. They also perform biopsies, provide IV nutrition and are trained in the placement and management of feeding tubes. Physicians’ areas of expertise include:

  • Celiac disease, gluten intolerance
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Bleeding from the GI tract
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic constipation or diarrhea
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Liver disease
  • GI issues affecting children who are developmentally delayed
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Acute or chronic abdominal pain
  • Swallowing problems
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency, pancreatitis
  • Feeding disorders
  • Malnutrition, obesity, failure to thrive

Why We Are Different

Our board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists are trained to diagnose and treat children of all ages, and have the expertise and bedside manner to communicate effectively with young patients. Physicians have published extensively on a wide range of topics in pediatric gastroenterology, and are up to date on the latest research, techniques and procedures. Specialists involve parents in their children’s care, and ensure that all questions and concerns are addressed completely at every visit.