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Gastroenterology

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology is nationally recognized for providing excellent care for children with intestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders. Our experienced team provides services based on the latest research to give patients the best possible treatment experience.  

Gastroenterology Staff

Our care team includes board-certified and board-eligible pediatric gastroenterologists, clinical psychologists, pediatric gastroenterology fellows, and advanced practice nurses. Our care team also includes pediatric nurses in the clinic and procedure room, nutrition support certified nurses, dietitians, social workers and pharmacists. Read more about our faculty and staff.

Notable Accomplishments

  • 70 - 80 percent of patients treated for chronic abdominal pain report a decrease in symptoms within six weeks.
  • Our liver transplant services and outcomes that rank among the best in the nation.
  • Our hereditary polyposis clinic uses genetic testing to improve care for children with rare hereditary syndromes.
  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked Children's Mercy among the top 25 pediatric gastroenterology programs in the nation.

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