Gastroenterology Clinic

The Gastroenterology Clinic provides consultation and a full range of services for patients with gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and nutritional problems. These include:

  • Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tract and pancreas
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Hepatitis
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Growth failure
  • Malnutrition
  • Feeding disorders
  • Intestinal rehabilitation

Related endoscopic and other procedures are performed in the Gastroenterology Laboratory. 


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Clinic Locations

Gastroenterology Clinic
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Sturgis Building - Clinic 4
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
Appointments: 501-364-4000
Fax: 501-364-6291

Gastroenterology Clinic
2601 Gene George Blvd.
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone: 479-725-6800
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Interim Medical Director: Joe Elser, MD

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to Arkansas Children's. Have the doctor contact the Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.