Pediatric Gastroenterology

EMMC Pediatric Gastroenterology provides diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative care for disorders of the digestive system. Our pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in providing high-quality comprehensive clinical care to infants, children and teenagers with a broad range of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas, including:
 
  • Abdominal painGastroenterology providers
  • Allergic bowel disease
  • Caustic ingestions
  • Celiac disease
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophagitis
  • Failure to thrive
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Feeding disorders
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal foreign bodies
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Gastrointestinal polyps
  • Gastrointestinal reflux
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Malabsorption
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcer disease
  • Vomiting

Eastern Maine Medical Center offer access to advance diagnostic procedures and treatment options, including:
 
  • 24-hour esophageal pH/impedance monitoring
  • Colonoscopy
  • Access to EMMC ‘s Pediatric Sedation Service
  • Esophageal dilatation
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Hydrogen breath testing for carbohydrate malabsorption
  • Liver biopsy
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy