Track: Pediatric and Neonatal Gastroenterology

Pediatric and Neonatal Gastroenterology


Digestive, liver, and nutritional problems in children often are quite different from those seen in adults. Pediatric gastroenterologists are especially trained to carry out diagnostic tests of a child’s digestive system. They have wide-ranging expertise in managing nutritional complications in children, including placement and management of feeding tubes and intravenous nutrition and diagnosing and treating infants, children, and teens with liver disease which includes Bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, Complicated or severe gastro esophageal reflux disease (reflux or GERD), Liver disease, Short bowel syndrome, Acute or chronic abdominal pain, Chronic constipation, Vomiting, Nutritional problems (including malnutritionobesity, and failure to thrive), Feeding disorders, Food allergies or intolerances, Inflammatory bowel disease, Severe or chronic diarrhea, Pancreatic insufficiency (including cystic fibrosis) and pancreatitis.

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