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.
To heal children with digestive disease through innovation
We provide comprehensive GI care to children throughout our region. We lead global destination programs that deliver highly specialized care and train the next generation of pediatric gastroenterologists. We inspire hope through innovation. Our high quality, collaborative care is driven by cutting-edge research and active partnerships between doctors, nurses, and staff at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, scientists at Stanford University, and patient families. Together, we are changing the lives of children today and shaping care for tomorrow.
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Research in the News
Read about a Stanford study led by Dr. Anava Wren on the impact of virtual reality technology on inflammatory bowel disease-related symptoms in children and young adults.
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!
We would like to welcome Dr. Madhura Phadke to our division! Dr. Phadke comes to us from Akron Children's Hospital in Ohio. We are excited to have you!