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Specialty Digestive Disease Care

At Comer Children's, our team of highly skilled experts are ready to tackle the most complex pediatric digestive diseases. We offer specialized care for patients with difficult-to-treat conditions, such as celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure, complex liver disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis and acid peptic disease. In addition to managing complex care, our team also treats common gut conditions, such as abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation.

Learn More About Our GI Services

Pediatric celiac disease specialist Dr. Stefano Guandalini checks a young patient's lymph nodes
Why Choose Us

As leaders in the field of pediatric gastroenterology, we provide comprehensive digestive disease care and advanced treatment options to set your child for a successful outcome.

The Pediatrics team from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease team at the DCAM hospital building
Meet our GI Specialists

With specialists in every subspecialty of gastroenterology, our team will work together to determine the underlying cause of your child's condition and identify a treatment strategy that will offer the best quality of life.

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Nationally Ranked in Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery

According to U.S. News & World Report's 2019-20 Rankings

Pediatric patient Drew Mastrino and his mom, Kristina Mastrino of Naperville, Il, on January 16, 2013. Drew is treated at Comer Children's Hospital by pediatric gastroenterologist TImothy Sentongo, MD, for an allergic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
Diagnostic Services

Our pediatric GI specialists work together to diagnose your child's specific condition and create a tailored treatment plan. We partner with experts in pediatric surgery, pathology, radiology, nutrition, allergy and more.

Stefano Guandalini (MD), patient Sofia Rocca, and Bana Jabri (MD, PhD) pose for a photo together at the Celiac Disease Center's research labs in the Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
Ongoing Research

Our team is researching new treatment options for children suffering from all types of gastrointestinal diseases. We are investigating ways to personalize medicine for each child, providing therapies that are more effective with fewer side effects.

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Adult Care for Digestive Diseases

Learn about top-ranked adult GI care with our team of experts at the University of Chicago Medicine Digestive Diseases Center.

Virtual Video Visits

Your child's health doesn’t stop being a priority when leaving the house is a challenge. For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits by video or phone for most pediatric care, with the only exception being regularly scheduled well-child visits. Virtual visits are now covered by most insurance plans.

To schedule a video visit for specialty care please call 1-888-824-0200

Before your video visit, please refer to our pediatric video visit checklist.

Our Pediatric Gastroenterology Locations