Children's Gastroenterology

Caring for Children’s Digestion & Nutrition

Proper nutrition is important for growth and development. Gastrointestinal (GI) issues can threaten a child's development. If your child has digestive health needs, bring them to Sanford Children's gastroenterologists for expert pediatric GI care.

We treat digestive system problems, liver disorders and nutritional concerns. Our specialists diagnose and treat GI conditions in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents.

When you make an appointment with a gastroenterologist at Sanford Children's, you'll have a team of providers caring for your child. Your child's care team will consist of specialists, nurses and your child's primary care provider. We'll work with you to keep your child healthy.

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GI Conditions in Children

Our pediatric gastroenterologists have specialized training to treat common GI issues in children. We provide care for a child’s entire digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach and large and small intestines. We also care for children who receive nutrition through gastronomy tubes or intravenously.

With Sanford Children’s, you’ll find expert care for a variety of digestive issues, including:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Esophageal diseases
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (also called acid reflux and GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Liver diseases
  • Nutritional problems


Call one of our digestive health locations or specialists today if you’re concerned about your child’s health.

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