Every kid has mild diarrhea or constipation now and then. What causes concern is when those minor problems don’t want to go away. If your child is complaining of belly ache, has unexplained weight loss or chronic bathroom problems, the culprit could be a gastrointestinal disease or disorder of the digestive system. It’s best to seek the expertise of a pediatric gastroenterology specialist.
Our pediatric gastroenterologists diagnose and treat:
Your child’s gastroenterologist can also provide you with nutrition counseling to help with weight control, normal growth, and eating disorders.
To help your doctor diagnose your child’s condition, Mercy Children's Hospital’s Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Laboratory is fully equipped with the latest in advanced diagnostic equipment. It also features more rooms, so that patients can be scheduled sooner and get the answers that they and their doctors need more quickly.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Laboratory
Located on the ground floor in Tests and Treatments