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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterologists Dr. Catherine Brigman and Dr. Maan Khatib care for infants, children and adolescents with digestive system, liver, and nutritional problems.

They specialize in the following procedures and conditions:

Procedures:

  • Endoscopy & capsule endoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscopy: esophageal dilatation; control of variceal bleeding (sclerotherapy, banding); polypectomy; foreign body removal
  • ERCP
  • Intraesophageal pH monitoring
  • Intestinal motility
  • Impedance testing
  • Rectal suction biopsy
  • Percutaneous liver biopsy

Conditions:

  • Chronic diarrhea/malabsorption syndromes
  • Feeding problems and swallowing disorders(with & without feeding tubes)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Constipation
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Celiac disease
  • Polyp syndromes
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Food allergies
  • Acute and chronic hepatitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Failure to thrive
  • Jaundice