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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Our nationally recognized program is dedicated to the treatment of gastrointestinal problems in children. Under the direction of our pediatric gastroenterologists, children receive the specialized care they need for a wide variety of problems. 

 

Specialized Pediatric Care for:

  • Abdominal Pain (recurrent/persistent) 
  • Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders 
  • Biliary Atresia 
  • Celiac Disease 
  • Crohn's Disease 
  • Constipation 
  • Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Diarrhea-Malabsorption 
  • Dysphagia 
  • Fecal Incontinence 
  • Feeding Disorders or Difficulties 
  • Failure to Thrive 
  • GE Reflux 
  • GI Bleeding 
  • Giardia and other GI Infections 
  • Helicobacter Pylori 
  • Hepatitis 
  • Hirschprung's Disease 
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
  • Lactose Intolerance 
  • Short Bowel Syndrome 
  • Ulcerative Colitis 
  • Vomiting 


The GI Center also provides nutritional assessment and counseling, including calorie counts and menu planning for the overweight child, as well as the patient with special dietary restrictions. It also provides subspecialty clinics in inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux and encopresis.
 

Services Provided:

  • Gastroenterology Testing
  • Esophagoggastroduodenoscopy 
  • Sigmoidoscopy 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Small bowel and rectal suction biopsy 
  • Esophageal dilatation 
  • 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring 
  • Diagnostic small bowel aspirates 
  • Liver biopsy 
  • Anorectal manometry 
  • Esophageal manometry 
  • Management of chronic liver disease 
  • Liaison of liver transplantation

 

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Since our founding in 1967, CCFA has remained at the fore-front of research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Today, we fund cutting-edge studies and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, CCFA provides a comprehensive series of education program, resources, support services and advocacy initiatives to members of the IBD community, including patients and caregivers. www.ccfa.org
Contact Gastroenterology
786-624-2778


Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

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Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

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Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186

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