When your child is suffering from a gastrointestinal disorder, you need a dedicated children's hospital, specializing in advanced treatment and compassionate care with that special kids touch.
Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital provides a full range of services for children with:
Pediatric Gastroenterology: Expert Care in Burlington, Vermont
Our highly trained specialists offer diagnosis and treatment for children of all ages, with a caring, personalized approach designed to provide the best possible care for your child.
As a university hospital, our physicians have years of experience and advanced expertise in gastrointestinal medicine. We provide care backed by the latest scientific research, and we offer the newest treatments and therapies in the field.
Pediatric Gastroenterology: Conditions We Treat
We provide a comprehensive range of services for children with stomach disorders, nutritional problems and diseases of the liver and pancreas.
We treat a number of conditions, including:
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Recurrent abdominal pain
- Esophageal disorders
- Stomach disorders
- Intestinal and colon disorders
- Nutrition disorders
- Liver conditions
- Pancreatic disorders
Learn more about conditions we treat.
Childhood Obesity: Diagnosis and Treatment
We are also pleased to offer a specialized Childhood Adolelescent Weight Management Clinic. Our clinic:
- Provides comprehensive evaluations
- Diagnoses and treats overweight children and adolescents
- Provides treatment for high blood cholesterol and related problems
This program offers a team approach. Your child's health care team includes:
- Nurse practitioners
Together with you and your child, your team focuses on your child's needs. We not only help your child lose weight, but we work with him or her to develop healthy eating habits that last a lifetime.
Watch a video about Crohn's Disease in children featuring Richard Colletti, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterologist at The UVM Children's Hospital. Dr. Colletti serves as the director of Improve Care Now, a network of gastroenterology care centers and professionals nationwide specializing in pediatric Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis (also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD).