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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 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.

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.

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.

Nationally Ranked for Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery

In 2018, UChicago Medicine Comer Children's was ranked as a top children's hospital for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.

Pediatric Gastroenterology Locations