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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents with Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

SLUCare pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists are the leading providers of pediatric GI services in the greater St. Louis region. Our award-winning team is based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, where we offer the latest treatments for kids with gastrointestinal and liver diseases, as well as opportunities to participate in research studies.

SLUCare Specialists Offer Deep Expertise

When choosing a specialist for your child, experience matters. Each year, our pediatric GI and liver specialists oversee:

  • 7,000 outpatient visits
  • 3,000 inpatient hospital days
  • 1,400+ endoscopic procedures
  • 250+ patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

In addition, SLUCare pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists participate in a highly successful liver transplant program for infants and children with chronic liver disease, as well as for the treatment of acute fulminant liver failure. We have performed more than 75 liver transplants over the past 20 years with outcomes at or above national benchmarks. Our physicians perform many small bowel transplants, as well.

LEARN MORE: SLUCare pediatric gastroenterologist teams with industry partners to develop breakthrough treatment for Alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency

Team Approach Assures Complete Care for Kids

As part of an academic medical practice, our specialists collaborate with other pediatric experts to provide comprehensive care for GI-related conditions, including:

  • Working with dietitians in our pediatric weight management program for overweight and obese children and adolescents
  • Teaming with allergy experts on the evaluation and management of food allergies and eosinophilic GI disease
  • Working with pulmonary experts to treat GERD that contributes to asthma and respiratory disease
  • Collaborating with neonatologists on issues such as infantile feeding, liver dysfunction and GERD

Pediatric GI and Liver Conditions Treated

SLUCare Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Locations

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Pediatrics (South)
13000 Butler Crest Drive
St. Louis, MO 63128
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SSM Health Medical Group - Pediatrics (North)
3878 Pershall Road
Ferguson, MO 63135
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SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis
400 Medical Plaza Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63367
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