Pediatric Gastroenterology (GI) Lab

Pediatric Gastroenterology (GI) Lab

Performing more complex GI procedures than any other program in North Texas

The Pediatric Gastroenterology Lab (GI Lab) at Children’s Health℠ was designed from the ground up to put parents and children at ease as they journey toward health and healing. Our entire team, from the dual board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists and pre-op nurses to the front desk receptionists and anesthesiologists are committed to making your child’s experience as comfortable as possible during your outpatient visit.

Treatments and Services

  • Band ligation and sclerotherapy of esophageal varices
  • Coin and foreign body removal
  • Endoscopic management of GI bleeding
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Esophageal dilatation
  • Liver biopsy
  • Motility Studies
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) placement
  • Polypectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

One-Day Clean-Out Instructions for Colonoscopy 

For your child’s safety, follow these one-day clean-out instructions to get your child ready for their colonoscopy. If the instructions are not followed, your child’s procedure may be canceled. The goal of this one-day clean-out is to get your child’s poop (stool) to become a clear liquid. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the GI clinic at 214-456-8000 and speak to a nurse.

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You can rest assured that you are in good hands at Children’s Health

We perform more GI procedures than any program in North Texas, and we specialize in treating children like children, and not as little adults. Our highly skilled care team and surgeons have the experience and bedside manner that earn us a reputation year after year as a top-ranked hospital for Gastroenterology and GI Surgery.

Contact us at 214-456-8000 with any questions or concerns. Our GI Lab team and the Gastroenterology department welcomes your questions.

Resources

We have created helpful resources to walk you through planning for a GI procedure, from getting ready to arrive at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to going home and getting results. We are by your side every step of the way.