Pediatric gastroenterology is a specialty of medicine that deals with diseases occurring in the gastrointestinal tract and liver of children. Pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in the care of children with chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, fecal soiling, vomiting, bleeding from the GI tract, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, diseases of the pancreas, poor weight gain and nutritional problems.
At Winthrop Pediatric Associates, we are staffed with a team of board certified pediatric gastroenterologists who fully understand how to effectively diagnose these types of disorders in young children, as well as design appropriate treatment plans.
What does a pediatric gastroenterologist treat?
What types of procedures can a pediatric gastroenterologist perform?
Pediatric gastroenterologists perform a variety of different procedures depending on the need of the child. These procedures include:
Treating Pediatric Gastroenterology Disorders
Because of the wide variety of disorders linked to this field of medicine, our pediatric gastroenterologists first work towards effectively diagnosing the condition so that an appropriate treatment plan can be designed. Most of the disorders can be rectified by appropriate medication and supplements not to mention dietary restrictions. In some rare cases, surgery may be required to rectify the problem area.
Working with Winthrop Pediatric Associates
Our experienced pediatric gastroenterologists are specialists in this field and will be able to accurately diagnose the actual disorder your child is suffering from. With the help of our state-of-the-art equipment and superior laboratory-testing department, we will work closely with you to formulate a treatment plan that will help your child overcome his or her discomfort. We also provide a number of specialized services including bowel management and toilet training for all children, as well as nutritional evalulations.
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