Welcome to the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care for infants, children and adolescents with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders. Its full-time staff is supported by extensive experience in diagnostic and therapeutic services and special training.

The division also has well-funded and vibrant basic and translational research programs. The division also oversees an NIDDK-funded T32 fellowship program designed to educate and equip outstanding young physicians for academic careers in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. The division’s goal is to combine a sound understanding of the principles of clinical pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition with the pursuit of excellence in fundamental research so that fellows become outstanding consultants, teachers and independent researchers.

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

U.S. News & World Report: Best Children's Hospital 2022-23: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
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