Providing treatment for digestive disorders
St. Luke’s Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition treats and manages digestive issues in children from birth through adolescence. Our experienced physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and dietitians can address a wide range of needs— from a minor concern to a complex or chronic condition. With special training to diagnose and treat digestive conditions, our team can tailor your child’s treatment plan based on their own unique needs. Your child will receive the best care from our dedicated group of experts—because at St. Luke’s, we believe that children deserve the best.
Pediatric gastroenterologists provide specialized care to manage and treat digestive disorders. Our division collaborates with nurses, dietitians, therapists, surgeons and other specialists to ensure the best outcomes for your child. With convenience in mind, we offer direct access to many other specialists your child might need. To ensure continuity of care, we also work closely with your family pediatrician and other specialty care services.
Nutrition management is a key part of treating many digestive disorders. In order to provide the highest quality and most effective treatments, our providers work with dietitians who assess your child’s dietary needs on an individual level.
Conditions we treat
Our pediatric gastroenterologists and dietitians have experience treating both common and complex digestive disorders. Partnering with your child’s pediatrician, St. Luke’s Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition can treat or manage the following conditions–and more:
- Abdominal pain
- Celiac disease
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Failure to thrive
- Feeding problems
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- H pylori gastritis
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
- Irritable bowel syndrome
With St. Luke’s Pediatric Gastroenterology, our division conveniently offers a robust set of services. Our large group of experienced providers have completed specialized training allowing us to offer the latest diagnostic testing often found at larger hospitals. This helps us accommodate your child’s needs, without sacrificing a personalized patient experience close to home. Some of the more common gastroenterology procedures include the following:
- Capsule endoscopy
- Foreign body retrievals
- Gastronomy tubes
- Lactose/ hydrogen breath tests
- Pancreatic stimulation tests
- pH/impedance probes
- Upper endoscopy
At St. Luke’s, you and your family are members of your child’s care team. That’s why we make receiving care easy and accessible. Our comprehensive care model includes several key features:Multiple convenient locations
We offer multiple practice locations throughout the region in addition to our main office at St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialty Center.
Conveniently located infusion centers
You can schedule your child’s infusions at multiple locations around the region based on insurance and your child’s age.
We provide translators (as needed) to ensure clear and comfortable communication.
Available provider support
MyChart- our electronic health record portal provides access to your child’s care team to answer your questions or address non-emergent concerns, see test results and more.
After-hours appointments that fit your family’s schedule
You can schedule evening appointments with select providers at St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialty Center in Center Valley.
Together, we can determine a treatment plan that works for your child and family—because keeping you involved is part of well-rounded care.
Get started with a pediatric gastroenterologist
Call 484-658-KIDS (5437) to find the specialized care your child needs close to home.