Hattiesburg Clinic Pediatric Gastroenterology offers new and ongoing care of digestive and nutritional concerns, liver disease and irritable bowel syndrome for infants, children and adolescents. Some of the specific conditions treated by pediatric gastroenterologists include reflux, constipation, chronic diarrhea, Crohn’s disease, colitis, celiac, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis, chronic abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome. Other services include office consultation visits and upper and lower endoscopy procedures.
Pediatric gastroenterology is a subspecialty of both pediatrics and gastroenterology. A pediatric gastroenterologist is specially trained to diagnose, manage and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal (digestive) system in children ranging from newborns to teenagers.