Gastroenterology

When your child has belly aches, persistent diarrhea, vomiting, constipation or other digestive issues, you want the very best specialist caring for them.

WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Gastroenterology is dedicated to providing personal, family-centered care to each child who comes to our office or hospital. We take an inclusive approach by welcoming family members as part of the health care team.

Gastroenterology Conditions We Treat

Conditions we treat include but are not limited to:

  • Allergic Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Difficulty swallowing (dysphasia)
  • Colitis Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection
  • Esophagitis
  • Chronic abdominal (belly) pain
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Failure to thrive, loss of weight, poor weight gain
  • Intestinal polyps or polyposis syndromes
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Constipation and encopresis (stool accidents or leaking)
  • Celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders
  • Vomiting
  • Malabsorption
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Short bowel or short gut syndrome
  • Blood in stool
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
  • Liver diseases, abnormal liver enzymes, jaundice
  • Gastrointestinal manifestations of cystic fibrosis
  • Gallbladder and biliary tract disease
  • Gastroparesis and other functional GI disorders
  • Pancreatitis Reflux

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