The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition at Weill Cornell Medicine provides specialized, multi-disciplinary care for children and adolescents. Affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian's top-ranked Komansky Children's Hospital and Center for Advanced Digestive Care, our practice provides complete and therapeutic services to children with esophageal, gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic, and nutritional disorders, including:
Other areas of expertise include:
Endoscopy is a procedure that allows a Gastroenterologist to look at the inside of the gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope. An endoscopy is performed to discover reasons for problems including swallowing difficulties, bleeding, indigestion, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, reflux, chest pain or diarrhea.
Capsule endoscopy is used to look at the inside lining of the small intestine. Conventional upper endoscopy will only visualize the beginning of the small intestine, and colonoscopy will only visualize the end of small intestine. Capsule endoscopy is a way of bridging that gap to see the entire intestine.
A pH probe study is designed to assess acid reflux in your child. Sometimes this study can be performed "with impedance," which means that it will also detect non-acid reflux.
Dr. Neera Gupta, MD, MAS is leading a research study about the effects of Crohn's disease on the growth of pediatric patients.
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Learn more about Dr. Neera Gupta's study, which aims to figure out why boys with Crohn's disease are more likely to have growth issues compared to girls.
Dr. Aliza Solomon explains the "jellybean test," which she helped develop alongside Dr. Robbyn Sockolow, and its benefits.