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    Gastroenterology and Nutrition

    Digestive problems are among the most common childhood ailments. For parents, these problems become a source of concern when they disrupt healthy eating patterns and habits, or your child fails to thrive.

    Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU's gastroenterology specialists intervene with expert, focused diagnostic procedures and innovative treatment. This can range from state-of-the-art endoscopy to a personalized feeding program and nutrition services.

    Specialized Services

    Our digestive specialists care for children from birth through age 18.

    Some of the more common digestive problems treated in infants include: 

    • Constipation
    • Failure to thrive
    • Formula intolerance and allergy
    • Gastroesophageal reflux

    Common problems in older children include:

    • Chronic abdominal pain
    • Gastritis
    • Hepatitis
    • Reflux esophagitis

    More complex conditions managed by our gastrointestinal specialists include:

    • Celiac disease
    • Chronic liver disease
    • Chronic pancreatitis
    • Congenital bowel malformation
    • Eosinophilic esophagitis
    • Hirschsprung's disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Motility disorders
    • Short bowel syndrome

    Our pediatric gastrointestinal team works with the liver transplant team and VCU Medical Center's Center for Intestinal Disease to provide comprehensive digestive and liver care. 

    Appointments and Location

    (804) 828-CHOR (2467)

    VCU Medical Center at Stony Point, 2nd Floor
    Nelson Clinic, 1st Floor
    Fredericksburg Multispecialty Center

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