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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital Gastroenterology 2020-2021 | Big recognition helps our smallest patients. Nationally ranked for regional care.

Pediatric Gastroenterology 

The SLUCare Physician Group doctors in the pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology division at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital offer advanced care for infants, children and teens with a variety of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We are a national leader in pediatric liver transplant, treatment for short bowel syndrome and Hepatitis C. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is also one of a few hospitals participating in the Hepatitis B Research Network funded by the National Health Institute. This expertise translates to expert care that saves lives.

Abdominal Pain

Our multidisciplinary team cares for children with chronic abdominal pain and problems of the digestive tract.

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Our experienced team can help your child manage the uncomfortable symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease.

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Short Bowel Syndrome

We are recognized leaders in the care of children with short bowel syndrome, providing comprehensive nutrition care.

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Liver Diseases

We provide the most advanced treatments for a full range of childhood liver diseases.

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GI Motility Center

Our experts offer a full range of advanced diagnostics and comprehensive care for children with GI motility disorders.

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Liver Transplant

Our pediatric liver transplant team offers life-saving treatment and personalized care for your child.

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Conditions We Treat

Our nationally recognized physicians use a multidisciplinary team approach, collaborating with surgeons and therapists to determine the right course of treatment for your child.  We provide expertise in treating multiple disorders, including:

Innovative Pediatric Gastroenterology Programs

At our facility, your child benefits from the latest innovations in treatment, including our highly successful liver transplant program for infants and children with chronic liver disease, treatment of acute fulminant liver failure, and leading edge nutrition care for children with bowel disorders or injuries. With a focus on your child’s long-term health, we work with other specialists including pediatric psychologists and social workers to provide comprehensive inpatient service and rehabilitation. Our weight management program is also available to your child to harness the benefits of improved nutrition, diet, and exercise.

Juggling your child’s many appointments and treatment can be quite the task. We lessen this burden by coordinating your child’s care, allowing you and your child the change to focus on getting and staying healthy.

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