About Our Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Program

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition provides a full range of diagnostic procedures and treatments related to the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. Procedures performed include:

  • Endoscopy of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts
  • Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and liver
  • Polypectomy
  • Sclerotherapy of varices
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Tests of secretory function of the pancreas
  • pH probe testing for gastroesophageal reflux
  • Breath hydrogen testing 

Research

At UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, leading pediatric gastroenterologists are conducting laboratory and clinical research in pursuit of new and better therapies for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. 

Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Publications from UPMC