Paediatric Gastroenterology

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Our team of paediatric gastroenterologists at Coastal Digestive Health are well established and respected experts who know how to treat and examine children in a way that makes them relaxed and cooperative.

They choose to make paediatric care the core of their medical practice, which provides extensive experience specifically in the care of all children from birth through their teenage years, diagnosing and supporting them and their families in the management of all types of gut problems.

The services of our paediatric gastroenterologists include

  • Bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Food allergies or intolerances including coeliac disease
  • Severe or complicated gastroesophageal reflux disease (reflux or GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Liver disease
  • Acute or chronic abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic and / or severe diarrhoea
  • Pancreatic insufficiency (including cystic fibrosis) and pancreatitis
  • Nutritional problems (including malnutrition, failure to thrive, and obesity)
  • Feeding disorders

Our clinic also provides nutritional assessment and counselling to help families in need to make and maintain the necessary lifestyle and dietary changes that may be required.

Rest assured that our team of dedicated adult gastroenterologists and other health practitioners at Coastal Digestive Health will make sure that the difficult and challenging transition from child – to adulthood is smooth and without any gap in the care. This is particularly important in the cases of chronic disease like inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease.need t