Pediatric gastroenterology services at Valley, provided for children ages birth to 21, include the diagnosis, treatment and management of all diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system in children. 

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal pain and gas
  • Bloody stools
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Irritable bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Celiac disease (gluten intolerance)
  • Liver disease/hepatitis B and C
  • Failure to thrive
  • Malabsorption 
  • Poor growth syndromes

Pediatric GI Services

Diagnostic and treatment procedures are performed at The Valley Hospital, including:

  • Upper and lower endoscopy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Lactose testing