Conditions We Treat
Choose UNM Health System for inpatient and outpatient pediatric care of a wide range of digestive, liver and nutritional disorders, including:
• Abdominal pain
• Acid reflux
• Celiac and gluten-related conditions
• Cyclic vomiting syndrome
• Eosinophilic esophagitis
• Failure to thrive
• Fatty liver disease
• Gastrostomy tube care
• Hepatitis B and C
• Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• Pre- and post-transplant care including liver, small bowel and multivisceral transplants
• Short gut syndrome
How Your Child Benefits
Count on our dedicated team to diagnose and treat your child’s gastrointestinal symptoms or condition with advanced medical services.
• Anorectal manometry evaluates constipation or fecal incontinence issues.
• Capsule endoscopy uses a video capsule to show places inside the small intestine that a regular endoscope cannot.
• Colonoscopy inserts a flexible tube with a camera into the large intestine and part of the small intestine.
• Endoscopy slides a long, flexible tube with a camera down the throat and into the stomach.
• Esophageal pH and impedance monitoring including Bravo wireless technology measures how often stomach acid enters the esophagus and how long it stays.
• Hydrogen breath test (HBT) uses noninvasive methods to measure hydrogen and can diagnose bacterial growths and food intolerances.
• Percutaneous gastrostomy tube (PEG) and Gastrojejunal GJ tube placements are insertions of feeding tubes for children who are unable to eat with their mouths.
Gastrointestinal Special Services
• Nutrition support team for home total parenteral nutrition and enteral feeding support
• Nutrition counseling
• Specialized liver and small bowel transplant care
• Intestinal rehabilitation services
• Viral hepatitis clinic
• Pediatric infusion unit
• Specialized liver and bowel care, which includes a twice-annual Liver and Small Bowel Transplant Clinic with Stanford University
Make an Appointment
To request an appointment with a pediatric gastroenterologist at UNM Health System, call 505-272-4928. Ask your pediatrician for a referral before you call.