Gastroenterology

Our gastroenterologists provide expert treatment for pediatric digestive disorders.

Arkansas Children’s hospitals and clinics offer specialized, child-friendly care for digestive disorders. Our team of expert pediatric gastroenterologists can help your child with healthy weight gain and feeding, screen for possible conditions such as Crohn’s or celiac disease, and guide your family in managing chronic digestive issues.

With locations throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s provides convenient access to pediatric gastroenterology specialists without the need for long drives.

By the Numbers

* "By the Numbers" data for January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022, in line with the last U.S. News and World Report Survey 

  • Performed more than 500 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographies (ERCPs)
  • More than 300 patients being served in our Inflammatory Bowel Disease program
  • In the past 3 years we have coordinated care with 9 transplant centers in St. Louis Children‘s, UPMC-Pittsburgh, UCLA, Cincinnati Children's, Nebraska, Dallas, Miami, UAMS, Indiana University
  • Percent of Crohn‘s patients in clinical remission (reported 78.7% vs. national average of 82.2%)
  • Percent of Crohn‘s patients in sustained remission (reported 72.6% vs. national average of 61.37%)
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Awards and Achievements

  • Actively increasing our involvement in research with 7 current studies in process. 3 studies pending IRB approval. 4 studies pending submission.

Gastroenterology Interim Service Chief

Meet the Team

Our gastroenterologists provide the highest-quality care for patients with gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and nutritional problems.

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Locations

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell them you would like to be referred to Arkansas Children's.

  • To refer to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, call the Appointment Center at 501-364-4000.
  • To refer to Arkansas Children's Northwest in Springdale, call the scheduling line at 479-725-6995.
  • To refer to ACH Jonesboro Clinic, call 870-336-2175.

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.

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