Children’s is home to one of the leading pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition programs in the country. In 2018-19, U.S. News & World Report ranked our gastroenterology and GI surgery program as one of the best in the nation. Our multidisciplinary team combines expertise in pediatric gastroenterology with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies to provide outstanding care to children with digestive problems.
Why is Children’s the best choice for pediatric gastroenterology?
- Our team manages more than 3,150 inpatient and 41,000 outpatient gastroenterology visits each year, which is among the highest of freestanding children's hospitals in the country.
- We are the largest enroller of patients in ImproveCareNow, a national outcomes and quality registry for children with inflammatory bowel disease. Children's has enrolled more than 1,300 children in the registry, which is 89 percent of eligible patients.
- We offer the most specialized programs in the Southeast, including neurogastroenterology and motility, ERCP, aerodigestive, fecal microbiota transplantation and more.
- Our Advanced Pancreatic Care Program is the only multidisciplinary pancreas care center in the Southeast and one of nine pediatric programs to be recognized for the treatment of pancreatitis by the National Pancreas Foundation.