Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatrix board-certified/eligible, fellowship-trained pediatric gastroenterologists provide exceptional, compassionate care to children of all ages with mild to severe gastroenterology (GI) disorders.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

When your child is suffering with digestive and related disorders, you can trust our board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric gastroenterologists to care for them with expertise and compassion. At Pediatrix, we identify and diagnose a variety of GI issues and quickly get younger patients on the best course of treatment to increase quality of life.

Childhood GI issues can be vastly different than those experienced by adults. Pediatric gastroenterologists have extensive education and experience managing children with various GI conditions. This is critical because children require specific medical equipment for diagnosis and treatment. They also have different nutritional needs than adults. Our specialists will treat and manage GI conditions from mild illnesses to life-threatening disorders in children of all ages.

Gastroenterology conditions and services

Our compassionate pediatric gastroenterologists are dedicated to finding the root cause of patients' gastroenterology problems and solving them rather than solely treating the symptoms. They effectively diagnose and treat infants though young adults with various mild to severe conditions.

Gastroenterology Conditions We Treat Include:

  • Abdominal migraine
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Bile duct strictures, bile duct stones
  • Biliary colic
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonic polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cyclical vomiting syndrome
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food allergies
  • Functional abdominal pain
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intestinal malrotation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intussusception
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Encopresis (fecal incontinence or soiling)
  • Ulcerative colitis

Gastroenterology Services We Provide Include:

  • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrostomy (permanent and temporary)
  • Liver biopsy
  • Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy

Gastroenterology Program Benefits

Our specialists care for children with GI conditions with compassion, dedication and knowledge, providing early detection, diagnoses and treatment plans to help ensure the best patient outcomes.

Following are some of the many benefits of care from Pediatrix:

Collaboration Among Care Providers

Our specialists will partner with you and your child’s other providers to ensure your child receives coordinated, personalized care. 

High-Quality Care

Your child's diagnosis and treatment will be based on the best available research and latest advancements, leading to positive outcomes.

Expertise

Our highly qualified providers are specially focused on the care of children and continuously seek improvements in their field.

A Strong Referral Network

Our national network enables your child to receive care close to home and gives you access to guidance when needed.

Dedicated Clinicians

With Pediatrix, your provider enjoys a supportive, innovation-minded culture and opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

An Employer of Choice

We attract and retain the most sought-after providers, which means consistent, quality care and service for your child.

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