Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE)

The staff at the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE) at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is dedicated to caring for patients with all types of intestinal conditions. Staff members have experience in treating various types of intestinal dysfunction including, but not limited to:

  • Autoimmune enteritis
  • Congenital disorders
  • Desmoid tumor
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Intestinal atresia
  • Malabsorption diseases and disorders
  • Malrotation
  • Midgut Volvulus
  • Motility disorders
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Pseudo-obstruction
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • TPN-induced liver disease

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s ICARE participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.