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
- Chronic Liver Disease
- Biliary Atresia
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- 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.