Digestive Health & GI Programs

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has developed specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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4GUT Program

The Lurie Children’s 4GUT Program combines the expertise of both pediatric surgery and pediatric gastroenterology to help assess and manage patients with complex disorders of the foregut. Learn more.

Aerodigestive Program

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists in Lurie Children’s Aerodigestive Program treat diseases of the respiratory and upper digestive tract, including the lips, mouth, tongue, nose, throat, vocal cords, esophagus and windpipe.

Colorectal Center

The Colorectal Center treats colorectal conditions, Hirschsprung's disease, anorectal malformations and associated spinal cord anomalies. Learn how we can help.

Comprehensive Chronic Abdominal Pain Program

Abdominal pain impacts many kids and teenagers and is one of the most common reasons for referral to pediatric gastroenterology – accounting for almost 50% of all referrals. Learn more about treatment offered through Lurie Children's Chronic Abdominal Pain Program.

Constipation Management Program (iPoop)

Lurie Children’s Constipation Management Program (iPoop) uses up-to-date evidence-based guidelines to treat toddlers, school-age children, and adolescents with chronic constipation. Learn more.

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Program​​

Lurie Children's Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases (EGID) Program is devoted to the comprehensive care and research of pediatric EGID. Learn more.

Feeding, Swallowing & Nutrition Disorders Program

Lurie Children's Feeding, Swallowing & Nutrition Disorders Program evaluates and treats children with conditions that include dysphagia, feeding aversion, failure to thrive and related disorders.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Lurie Children's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program is a multidisciplinary program focusing on the care of children diagnosed with bowel disorders.

Intestinal Rehabilitation Program

Lurie Children's Intestinal Rehabilitation Program is devoted to avoiding transplantation when possible using medical, surgical and nutritional rehabilitation strategies.

Intestinal Transplantation Program

Lurie Children's provides one of the rare treatment programs for children suffering from an improperly functioning small bowel.

Liver Transplantation Program

Lurie Children’s has one of the largest and most experienced pediatric liver transplant surgery teams in the country. Learn more about our holistic treatment.

Neurointestinal and Motility Program

The pediatric motility specialists at our Neurointestinal and Motility Program provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and treatment for motility disorders.