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Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

The UAB Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children's of Alabama provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation and management of all Pediatric gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional problems. These may include such common conditions as inflammatory bowel disease, liver transplants, metabolic diseases and nutritional disorders. The division provides both inpatient and outpatient consultative services. State of the art gastroenterology laboratory and endoscopy facilities perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures which include: upper and lower endoscopy with biopsies, polypectomies, variceal sclerotherapy and banding, foreign body removal from upper GI tract, dilations, percutaneous liver biopsies, pH probe, hydrogen breath testing and motility testing.

Multidisciplinary patient-centered care is the focus of the Division. Close interaction with Pediatric Surgery, Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology and Nutrition services provide ample opportunity for optimizing patient care. Special interests of the division members include motility disorders, liver disease, feeding disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis functional GI disorders, and inflammatory bowel disease. An ACGME accredited subspecialty training program offers subspecialty residents a wide range of clinical experience.

Phone: 205-638-9918
Business Fax: 205-638-7455
Scheduling Fax: 205-638-9919

Clinic Locations:

Main Campus (Downtown): 
Children's of Alabama
Clinic 10: 2nd Floor Dearth Tower
1600 7th Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Parking Information

Children's South (Acton Road):
1940 Elmer J. Bissell
Birmingham, AL 35243

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Here at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's of Alabama, we treat the diverse set of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition-related conditions and diseases. We can help your child, because we offer highly personalized care by world-class, disease-specific doctors and clinicians.

We offer the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

The Programs and Services we offer include, but are not limited to:

Commonly seen conditions include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cholestasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Colitis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Familial Polyposis syndromes
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding disorders
  • GE Reflux
  • GI bleeding (both upper and lower)
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis
  • GI infections
  • Hepatitis
  • Lipid disorders
  • Liver problems
  • Liver and small bowel transplants
  • Malabsorption
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Motility disorders
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis (acute and chronic)
  • Pancreatobiliary disease
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vomiting


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