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Pediatrics – Gastroenterology


The Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic at Boston Medical Center provides consultation, diagnosis and treatment to patients with a variety of problems related to the gastrointestinal system.

Some of the problems we treat in patients referred by primary care physicians to this clinic include:

Pediatric Gastroenterology - consultation, diagnosis & treatment for a variety of problems

  • Recurrent abdominal pain 
  • Constipation 
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Recurrent Vomiting
  • Blood in the stool 
  • Bloody emesis
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Celiac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 
  • Weight loss or poor weight gain 
  • Hepatitis and other liver diseases 
  • Gallstones
  • Jaundice in the newborn

At Boston Medical Center we provide exceptional care, without exception. When your child is referred to our service, we promise the following:

  • A comprehensive evaluation, including a thorough history-taking and physical examination;

  • A clear explanation about the potential causes of the patient’s problem and about tests which are indicated to make a diagnosis;

  • Full disclosure of the risks of any procedure, and instructions for any tests that require special preparations;

  • A full and complete explanation of the expected goal of treatment and any potential side-effects;

  • As many follow-up visits as may be necessary to determine if the diagnosis is correct or if the treatment goal has been accomplished;

  • Courteous and professional service to all patients in all encounters; and

  • Respect for your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.

For Patients

Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.5741


Boston Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
6th Floor
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


For Appointments or to Refer a Patient

Call: 800.682.2862
Fax: 617.414.5741


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