Endoscopy Program Overview

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The Endoscopy Unit at Boston Children's Hospital cares for kids with gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary disorders, from diagnosis to long-term follow-up care.

The Endoscopy Unit at Boston Children's Hospital is a subspecialty area within the Division of Gastroenterology. The Endoscopy Unit supports various programs within the hospital, including the Clinical Nutrition, Motility and Pulmonary programs. Our specialists provide some of the most comprehensive and cutting-edge endoscopic services in the country for infants, children, adolescents and young adults who require routine endoscopic procedures, as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Families of patients requiring these types of endoscopic procedures are referred to our program by pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists from New England, all of the United States and from around the world.

Our Services

We offer comprehensive services for patients, their families and referring physicians, including:   

  • Complete range of sedation and anesthesiology services

  • A variety of specialized endoscopic and radiographic examinations

  • Access to investigational procedures in clinical trials

  • Coordination of scheduling and care plans with primary care and other specialty physicians

  • Long-term follow-up care

Our Expertise

Current areas of research within the Endoscopy Unit at Boston Children's include use of endoscopic ultrasound, sedation for procedures, polyposis and motility disorders.




We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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