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We are here to help answer your questions and give your child the care they deserve. From simple stomach aches and pains that just won’t go away to complex conditions like Crohn’s disease or liver problems– Boston Children’s Hospital can help you at any stage should your child  need specialized attention.  Our #1 ranked Division of Gastroenterology has 10 convenient locations throughout Massachusetts so you can access our specialists in your neighborhood.

By performing more than 4,000 procedures each year, seeing over 40,000 patients annually and having a team of over 50 physicians, 30 nurses, and 50 licensed dietitians we are the largest in the world. That means we’ve see it all and with our unique approach to diagnosis, every child receives a customized  care plan. You strive to make the best decisions for your child every day – so now you can choose the best health care for your child with Boston Children’s Hospital.  

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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital

Our #1 ranked Division of Gastroenterology has 10 convenient locations throughout Massachusetts so you can access our specialists in your neighborhood.


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GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), also called acid reflux or heartburn, occurs when stomach contents (acidic stomach juices, foods or fluids) return from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube between the mouth and the stomach).

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Constipation

Constipation is a common concern among children and is commonly seen in toddlers as they potty train. School-aged children also commonly experience constipation. In fact, almost 3% of all pediatrician visits are in some way related to constipation.

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Food Allergies

Food allergies in children are becoming more common. They are created when the immune system has a reaction to certain foreign substances called allergens. Do you think your child might have a food allergy? Contact us today.

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