Pediatric Gastroenterology

Ochsner For Children's Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate care for all childhood and adolescent gastrointestinal and liver diseases in a multidisciplinary setting. Our providers treat more than 2,300 unique patients each year.

For Referring Physicians

For 24/7 phone consults and/or transfers, please call our Regional Referral Center: 1-855-OHS-LINK (1-855-647-5465).

For fast track appointment access to any Ochsner clinic, contact the Ochsner Clinic Concierge, our dedicated physician referral line, at 1-855-312-4190.

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Outpatient and inpatient clinics for general gastrointestinal/liver disease - Clinics in Metairie/New Orleans, Slidell and Raceland, Louisiana.

Outpatient Recurrent Abdominal Pain Clinic - A specialized clinic for recurrent abdominal pain is offered to our patients. Comprehensive nutritional inpatient and outpatient services are available with the support of a dedicated pediatric dietitian.

  • Outpatient pediatric dietitian services
  • Infliximab infusions for Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients

Endoscopy Suite - For our procedures, we have a dedicated endoscopy suite equipped with full pediatric anesthesia coverage. We perform more than 800 pediatric procedures annually.

Pediatric liver transplant - Care in conjunction with the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute's liver transplant team.

  • Our liver transplant program has been ranked #1 in the nation for two consecutive years with outcomes better than national transplant benchmarks. Our pediatric transplant patients are managed in this program by a multidisciplinary group of physicians, including transplant surgeons and pediatric specialists, as well as other healthcare professionals.

 Pediatric Hepatology clinic - Specialized services provided to care for children with any liver/ biliary tract disease including hepatitis, fatty liver, abnormal liver studies and chronic liver disease.