Whether your child needs evaluation, treatment or ongoing management for a digestive disorder or complex gastrointestinal (GI) condition, we’re here to help. Equipped with the most up-to-date diagnostic services and a full spectrum of specialized testing, our skilled team offers personalized treatment so kids can feel better.
Wolfson Children’s has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery. As a regional leader in pediatric gastrointestinal services, we offer the peace of mind that comes with nationally recognized excellence in patient care, education and research.
Our care approach is designed with the unique needs of children in mind. Our team includes board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, clinical dietitians, speech therapists (who specialize in swallowing disorders), pulmonologists, otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat specialists) and other pediatric specialists who come together to treat children with life-changing digestive health conditions.
Programs and Services
Ongoing care for inflammatory conditions of the colon, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Treating children with common childhood GI-related problems including reflux, nausea, diarrhea and GI-tract foreign body removal
Treating liver and gallbladder-related conditions that affect the GI system
Helping children of all ages with conditions interfering with digestion and absorption
Skilled doctors, nurses and staff members are at the core of the world-class gastroenterology care we provide at Wolfson Children's Hospital.
The Gastroenterology Center at Wolfson Children's Hospital serves children from North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Wolfson Children's is located on the south bank of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. The Kids Walk connects our facilities with Nemours Children's Health for patient and family convenience.
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