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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology service specializes in assessment, evaluation, and care of infants, children, and adolescents with gastrointestinal conditions. All of our providers are board-certified or licensed in their areas of expertise, and maintain regular continuing education to ensure the most current evaluations and treatments. Pediatric Gastroenterology service offers 24-hour consultations by phone and email to patients and providers worldwide. Our clinics are located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

We evaluate and treat

  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohns
  • Celiac
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • GERDFunctional gastrointestinal (i.e., IBS)
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome and other chronic nausea/vomiting
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Chronic diarrheal
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Hirschsprung
  • Chronic constipation and encopresis
  • Growth faltering
  • Food allergy
  • Feeding aversion/disorders
  • Various hepatobiliary
  • Short bowel syndrome

Therapeutic and diagnostic capabilities:

  • Upper and lower endoscopy
  • Pyloric botox
  • Liver biopsy
  • Gastrostomy tube placements
  • pH/impedance probes
  • Ano-rectal manometry
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Video capsule endoscopy
  • Hydrogen breath test
  • Anal botox
  • Esophageal manometry

Multidisciplinary clinics that include Pediatric Gastroenterology support:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Center for Excellence
  • Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic
  • Feeding Disorders
  • ClinicAerodigestive Clinic

To schedule your first appointment, please have your primary care manager (PCM) submit a consult to Pediatric Gastroenterology. Once the consult has been placed and you have received a referral, you may call the Integrated Referral Management and Appointing Center at 866-628-9633 to be seen at the location most convenient for you: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center or Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

Helpful Links:

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Contact Us

Hours

Monday-Friday 0900-1500

Phone

Main: (301) 295-4959 Appointments: (855) 227-6331 Emergency/On-call: (301) 646-8201

Fax

Fax: (301) 319-2420

Location

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic America Zone, Building 19, Floor 4
4954 North Palmer Road
Bethesda, MD 20889

Additional Information

Other Locations

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
 
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