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Pediatric Gastroenterology

About the General Gastroenterology Program

The General Gastroenterology Program within the Digestive Health Institute provides care to children with a broad range of digestive diseases. Our multidisciplinary team strives to deliver family-centered care and includes dedicated physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians and social workers.

Why choose Children’s Colorado for pediatric gastroenterology?

Children’s Colorado combines expertise in pediatric gastroenterology with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies to provide outstanding care of children with digestive problems. Pediatric gastroenterologists from our hospital hold clinics in several locations across the front range of Colorado.

Specific conditions we treat

Services offered

Clinical services:

Procedure services:

  • Breath hydrogen analyses
  • Capsule video endoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography and pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Esophageal pH/Impedance testing
  • Fecal microbiota transplantation
  • Gastrointestinal motility testing
  • Liver biopsy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy tube placement and management
  • Stricture dilation and injection
  • Unsedated transnasal esophagoscopy
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Children's Colorado in the news

The Scientist

The Celiac Surge

June 1, 2017

Previous studies have shown that celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the American population. A team of researchers, led by Edwin Liu, MD, director for the Colorado Center for Celiac Disease, recently found that children in the Denver metro area actually exhibit celiac disease in up to 3% of the population, which is the highest prevalence determined to date in the U.S.