What is Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology?

Paediatric Gastroenterologists care for infants, children and adolescents suffering acute and chronic gastrointestinal problems including:

  • inflammatory bowel diseases: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • coeliac disease
  • chronic diarrhoea
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • malabsorption
  • rectal bleeding
  • failure to thrive
  • food intolerance
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • recurrent abdominal pain
  • abnormal liver function
  • allergic oesophagitis/eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • pancreatic disease
  • severe constipation