The Gastroenterology Division provides evaluation and diagnosis for infants, children and adolescents involving the esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver. Services are provided in the inpatient and outpatient setting. The gastroenterologists work closely with pediatric nutritionists, surgeons and other subspecialties to provide comprehensive care for military dependent children.
Diagnoses or Conditions Treated
- Gastroesophageal Reflux
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Gastritis and Other Disorders of the Stomach
- Chronic Vomiting
- Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Intestinal Disease and Malabsorption
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Disease of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Gallbladder
- Pancreatic Disease
- Nutritional and Feeding Disorders
- Upper GI endoscopy
- Lower GI endoscopy (Colonoscopy)
- G-Tube placement, currently with pediatric surgery
- pH/impedance probes
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
- Breath Hydrogen Testing
Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic
Our multidisciplinary Aerodigestive Clinic includes specialists from Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT), Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Speech Pathology. The Aerodigestive team cares for chronically ill children with complex airway, pulmonary, upper digestive tract, sleep and feeding disorders. Held bi-monthly in the Otolaryngology clinic located on the 2nd floor of building 2 (2D).
Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Clinic
Our multidisciplinary Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Clinic includes specialists from Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Nutrition. Our team evaluates and treats children with a diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis, with a focus on Dietary Therapy and identification of offending allergens. Held bi-monthly in the Pediatric Specialty clinic located on the 2nd floor of building 2 (2L).
Your physician will discuss in detail the procedures with you as necessary. He or she will explain risks and benefits of the procedures, and provide ample opportunity to ask questions. For further information, please call our office at: (757)953-4529.
Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
Patient Preparation for Breath Hydrogen Testing