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General Pediatric Gastroenterology

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Children’s Health is a leader in the treatment and care of pediatric gastroenterology conditions.

Pediatric Aerodigestive Center (MPAC)

Children with chronic respiratory diseases that are caused by underlying digestive issues often have complex medical needs. The Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Center (MPAC) is here to help these children. We focus on disorders of the airway or voice, swallowing disorders, sleep apnea and other related problems.

Pediatric and Childhood Celiac Disease Program

The celiac team helps patients and their families live a better quality of life by teaching them how to maintain a gluten-free diet and environment, by providing medical expertise on their disease, and by offering psychosocial support.

Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) consists of a group of chronic conditions that cause inflammation of the digestive tract. Because IBD is a chronic condition, children often need years of treatments.

Pediatric Liver Disease

Children’s Medical Center Dallas has one of only four pediatric liver diseases programs in the nation to receive a rating of 5, the highest score possible, from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) for our liver transplant outcomes.

Pediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders

During normal digestion, rhythmic muscle contractions move food through the gastrointestinal tract. In a child with a motility disorder, these contractions may be either abnormal or absent. Motility disorders can be the result of a problem with the muscle itself, or with the nerves or hormones that control the muscle's contractions.

Pediatric Pancreatic Disease

Acute pancreatitis means there is inflammation of the pancreas. It may range from feelings of mild discomfort to a major, life-threatening illness. Most children recover completely after treatment

Pediatric Therapeutic Endoscopy

Children’s Health is one of the few institutions in the nation offering advanced pediatric therapeutic endoscopy procedures in our nationally recognized program.


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