Children's Hospital Colorado

Digestive Health Institute

Doctor high-fiving her patient. Best Children's Hospital by US News Card Gastroenterology 2020-1 Badge

Experts in pediatric gastroenterology (GI), hepatology and nutrition

The Digestive Health Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado provides high quality, comprehensive care from board-certified experts in esophageal, intestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders of children. Our specialists are nationally recognized for their expertise and innovation and are skilled in the most up-to-date and innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for kids. Whether your child is facing a common digestive complaint or a more serious condition, we have the experience and expertise to treat them.

Digestive Health Institute physicians provide consultation to community physicians for many common GI problems of childhood, such as recurrent abdominal pain, chronic diarrhea, vomiting and constipation, and for complex and rare disorders. We work closely with primary care providers to provide a timely evaluation and diagnosis and initiate the appropriate treatment plan.

We are dedicated to providing family-centered care, which means we involve you and your child in all decision making. We are actively involved in a variety of state-of-the-art clinical and translational research studies to advance the health and care of children with GI and liver diseases and find cures for future generations.


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We're here when you need us with the same safe, high-quality care we've always offered, even during the pandemic. Now, in many cases, you can get that care without even leaving home because we offer virtual visits across every one of our specialties.

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Children's Colorado in the news

U.S. News & World Report

General Gastroenterology Program ranked no. 1 in the nation

June 18, 2020

U.S. News & World Report recognized our success in treating digestive disorders, including liver transplant survival, use of non-invasive procedures, patient volume and prevention of ICU infections. These elements led to our top national ranking.