Gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal diseases are among the most difficult medical problems that children face. They frequently result in unpleasant and sometimes life-threatening symptoms. ‘Specially for Children gastroenterologists and staff provide comprehensive care for children with a variety of disorders of the digestive system, including conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

Please call 512-628-1810 to schedule an appointment or if we can answer any questions.

Specific diseases treated include:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Hepatitis
  • Malnutrition
  • Malabsorption
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Ulcers
  • Failure to Thrive

The Pediatric Gastroenterology team provides diagnostic, consultative and disease management services. We perform procedures when necessary, such as:

  • Conventional Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
  • Banding Ligation of Varices
  • Balloon Dilatation of Strictures
  • Esophageal and Pharyngeal pH Monitoring
  • Breath Hydrogen Testing
  • Biotherapy Infusion Services
  • Anorectal Manometry

We provide long-term management of children with a variety of chronic illnesses requiring state-of-the-art hospital, in-office infusion therapy and home care, including the management of tube feedings and home parenteral nutrition. In addition to the physicians, our staff includes registered nurses, dieticians and a social worker striving to enable children to resume full and healthful lives.

Patient Education

Celiac Education

Crohn’s & Colitis Education

Medication Education

Motility Testing