Nationally Ranked CareIn the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Children’s Hospitals, Lurie Children’s continues to be the top hospital in Illinois, ranking in 9 specialties.
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Ann & Robert H. LurieChildren’s Hospital of Chicago225 E. Chicago AvenueChicago, Illinois 60611
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We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating disorders that affect digestion and nutrition. The following is a list of many conditions we treat.
A problem that children can develop due to chronic constipation. When a child has fewer bowel movements, they can be difficult to pass, causing a vicious cycle to develop.
A chronic allergic disease of the esophagus — the tube from the mouth to the stomach — characterized by food impaction (food trapped in the esophagus), solid-food dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn & regurgitation).
Chronic, inflammatory diseases characterized by an elevated number of eosinophils — a type of white blood cell — in one or more areas in the digestive system.