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The staff of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition includes experts in general clinical pediatric gastroenterology and a broad range of specialty areas, including:
We’re committed to nurturing the next generation of pediatric specialists.
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Schedule an appointment or consultation with us at 412-692-5180.
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition provides a full range of diagnostic procedures and treatments related to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. Procedures performed include endoscopy of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts; biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and liver; polypectomy; sclerotherapy of varices; capsule endoscopy; tests of secretory function of the pancreas; pH probe testing for gastroesophageal reflux; and breath hydrogen testing.
Enterostomal therapy is offered for children with stomas, incontinence, dermal ulcers and other select skin conditions or those needing wound care.
In combination with colleagues in the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology offers care in several interdisciplinary programs.
The Hepatology Center offers consultative services and comprehensive care for children with a wide range of hepatobiliary disorders. Services provided include inpatient and outpatient consultation; diagnosis using a variety of methods; collaborative consultation and care with the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery; care plan coordination; long-term follow-up care; and state-of-the-art clinical research.
The IBD Center uses a team approach to provide each patient with the most advanced medical care available and compassionate support for the whole family. The center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical care to control the symptoms of IBD and to improve the quality of life for children with the disease.
Children’s Hospital’s Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE) provides expert care for patients with complex intestinal disease. It follows children with poorly functioning intestines and provides expert care for children with complicated nutritional needs including those on parenteral nutrition. The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery and the transplant team participate in this center. Moreover, Children’s small-bowel transplant program is one of the largest in the country.
Referrals are not required from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit. For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the office number listed.
For an appointment or consultation, please contact us:
Long-term Safety and Durability of the Therapeutic Effect of LUM001, an Apical Sodium-dependent Bile Acid Transporter Inhibitor (ASBTI), in the Treatment of Cholestatic Liver Disease in Pediatric Subjects with Alagille Syndrome
A Preliminary Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Carbamazepine in Severe Liver Disease Due to Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
Biliary Atresia Study in Infants, Children and Adults
Longitudinal Study of Genetic Causes of Intrahepatic Cholestasis (LOGIC)
A Prospective Database of Infants with Cholestasis
Study of a Range of Linaclotide Doses Administered Orally to Children, Ages 7 to 17 Years with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
Study of a Range of Linaclotide Doses Administered Orally to Children, Ages 6 to 17 Years, Who Fulfill Modified Rome III Criteria for Child/Adolescent Functional Constipation
Risk Stratification and Identification of Immunogenetic and Microbial Markers of Rapid Disease Progression in Children with Crohn’s Disease
Sex Differences in Statural Growth Impairment in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease
Treating Disrupted Sleep in Individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Novel Adjunctive Therapy for Chronic Inflammatory Illness
Study on the Genetic, Environmental and Microbial Interactions that Cause IBD (GEM Project)
Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation with CD34 Selected Peripheral Blood Stem Cells (PBSC) in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Severe Crohn's Disease
An Open Label Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Efficacy of Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir in Pediatric Subjects with Genotypes 1-6 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Using Patient Data to Transform Care and Improve Outcomes for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Study of Infliximab in Pediatric Participants with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (ADAPT)
Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center Database
Efficacy and Long-term Safety of LUM001, an Apical Sodium-dependent Bile Acid Transporter Inhibitor (ASBTi) in the Treatment of Cholestatic Liver Disease in Pediatric Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis
FibroScan® in Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Disease Study
Longitudinal Study of Mitochondrial Hepatopathies
A 5-year Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver or Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
Pediatric Longitudinal Cohort Study of Chronic Pancreatitis (INSPPIRE 2)
A Pilot Study of Web-MAP for Children With Chronic Pancreatitis
Compassionate Use of Omegaven in the Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Hepatic Injury
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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