Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition advances the treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disorders through the coordinated efforts of its patient care, research and educational activities. Internationally recognized for its expertise in transplantation, gastroenterology and nutrition, the division’s clinical program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford cares for more than 10,000 patients each year, making it one of the largest programs in the country. As part of an academic medical center, researchers and clinicians continually work together to advance the standard of care. Exploring the molecular and genetic origins of conditions ranging from GI infections to transplant rejection, they transform their findings into the most advanced diagnostics, drug therapies and procedures available today.

Sohail Z. Husain, M.D.

Professor and Chief


Latest News


Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority is the safety of our patients, our employees, and our community. Click here to the latest information and developments about COVID-19.


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital was just named in the Top 10 Children's hospitals in the nation and the only one in Northern California, to be named on the 2020 - 2021 U.S. News and World Report 'Best Children's Hospitals' Honor roll.

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatolgy & Nutrition at Stanford was named #13 in the nation. We are proud of this acheivement!


Welcome to our newest faculty member, Dr. Alka Goyal. Dr. Goyal comes to us from Children's Mercy, Kansas City. Her areas of interest are Eosinophilic Esophagitis & Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Learn more about Dr. Goyal here.