Children’s Gastroenterology Services

Children’s Gastroenterology Services

As a parent, you want your child to grow up healthy and strong. That’s why we work with you to identify and treat digestive, intestinal and nutritional problems early, giving your child the most opportunity to thrive during the precious growing years.   

Our Partnership With Stanford Children’s Health

Through our partnership with Stanford Children’s Health, your child can be treated by a team that includes experts from both John Muir Health and Stanford Children’s Health. When great minds from two nationally recognized health systems work together, your mind can be put at ease knowing that you are receiving the best possible treatment for your child’s condition.

Children’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Conditions We Treat

  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Ongoing stomach pain
  • Diarrheal disorders
  • Not growing or gaining weight, as expected
  • Constipation
  • Inability to absorb food properly (celiac disease)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Ongoing, active hepatitis (liver disease)
  • Biliary tract disease
  • Inherited metabolic/immunological defects of the intestine and liver
  • Diseases of the pancreas

Why Choose A Children’s Gastroenterologist Through John Muir Health

Since your child is still growing and developing, it’s likely that the best treatment options for your child will be different than those for an adult with the same condition. Our children’s gastrointestinal (GI) experts are highly trained in knowing how treatment options can and should differ with children. They will explain the various options to you, listen to your questions, and work with you to create the right plan for your child.

If your child’s condition requires a visit or stay in the hospital, your family with have the opportunity to work with a Child Life Specialist, a highly trained professional who knows just how to put your child at ease, using language that’s easy to understand. Our Child Life Specialists can also help siblings understand and cope, as well as provide parents with educational resources and support.

How To Schedule With One Of Our Children’s Gastroenterologists

Talk to your child’s primary doctor about getting a referral.