• The Best Care − From One of the Top Gastro Teams in the Nation

    You expect nothing less than the best care when your child is sick. If he is diagnosed with a condition that requires care from specialists in gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition, you can rest assured that your child will receive pediatric care from the best in the field at Cincinnati Children’s. To best manage your child’s care, please call 513-636-7475 (or call toll-free at 1-800-344-2462) to schedule an appointment with us ahead of time.

    While offering comprehensive care in many specialty areas, our team members also provide expertise to several interdisciplinary programs, including:

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    Ted Denson in the lab.

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Our Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center provides a focused, team approach to comprehensive, individualized diagnosis and treatment for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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    IBD Center

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    Mom with her son.

    Liver Care Center

    Our Pediatric Liver Care Center is recognized worldwide as one of the best liver care programs for children and their families.

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    Liver Care Center

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    Julie is a former liver transplant patient.

    Liver Transplant Program

    At our Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, we have performed more than 500 liver transplants, including living-related donor transplants and liver transplants using reduced size grafts.

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    Liver Transplant Program

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    A girl enjoys the swings.

    Steatohepatitis Center

    A diagnosis of steatohepatitis or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can have long-term consequences for your child. Our team works with you, your child and your family to address the unique challenges of these diseases, from dietary concerns to the danger of obesity.

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    Steatohepatitis Center

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    A patient smiles.

    Intestinal Care Center

    The Cincinnati Children's Intestinal Care Center (CCICC) offers treatment for the most complex disorders. Intestinal failure occurs when a child’s intestines cannot digest enough nutrients and fluids to support his or her growth and development. Short bowel syndrome is the most common cause of intestinal failure in children.

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    Intestinal Care Center

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    A young patient smiles.

    Neurogastroenterology

    In our Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders Program, we are working to improve the outcome for children with motility disorders such as GERD, gastroparesis and intestinal pseudo-obstruction.

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    Neurogastroenterology

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    A smiling patient.

    Pancreas Care Center

    Patients come to the Pancreas Care Center from across the country and around the world to receive expert diagnosis and advanced care for acute, recurrent and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic tumors, pancreatic insufficiency and pancreatic birth defects.

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    Pancreas Care Center

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    A young patient being held.

    Interdisciplinary Feeding Team

    The Interdisciplinary Feeding Team provides a team approach to assessment and management of your child’s feeding and swallowing difficulties. The team consists of pediatric experts across several disciplines.

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    Interdisciplinary Feeding

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    A patient smiles big for the camera.

    Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED)

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) was the first center established in the United States to bring together experts in various disciplines to evaluate, treat and study these chronic medical problems in children and adults.

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    Eosinophilic Disorders

  • A Focus On Research

    The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is home to the Digestive Disease Research Core Center, also known as the Digestive Health Center, which receives funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to provide state-of-the-art core services to facilitate research on pediatric digestive disease at Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati. Learn more about our ongoing research efforts.