Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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We provide expert, compassionate inpatient and outpatient care for children - from infants to adolescents - with a variety of gastrointestinal, liver and metabolic disorders. We offer multidisciplinary care, harnessing the expertise of gastrointestinal nursing, nutrition, radiology, surgery and genetics experts, along with Yale Medicine’s programs in inflammatory bowel disease and liver transplantation.

We treat children with inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, diarrheal disease, acute and chronic liver disease, and metabolic liver diseases, including lysosomal diseases.

Other conditions we often manage include:


  • Abdominal Pain
  • Celiac disease
  • Constipation/Encopresis
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis/allergic bowel disease
  • Failure to thrive
  • Feeding problems/swallowing problems
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Malabsorption
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Vomiting

Liver diseases

  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Biliary atresia
  • Cholestasis and jaundice
  • Gallstone disease/gallbladder dysfunction
  • Inherited liver diseases
  • Alagilles Syndrome
  • Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Glycogen storage diseases
  • Hemochromotosis
  • Tyrosinemia
  • Wilson’s disease
  • Viral hepatitis (hepatitis A, B and C)
  • Lysosomal Storage Diseases
  • Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease  (CESD)
  • Gaucher disease
  • Fabry
  • MPS
  • Niemann-Pick
  • Pompe
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease