Clinical Work

Our mission is to provide the best possible care for your child with a gastrointestinal problem. We specialize in taking a holistic approach to your child’s health, integrating medical, nutritional and psychological considerations.

Services Provided


Conditions Treated

  • Allergic bowel disorders
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Celiac disease
  • Cyclic vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Encopresis
  • Esophagitis (reflux and eosinophilic)
  • Feeding problems
  • FPIES
  • Nausea
  • Failure to thrive
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • GI bleeding
  • H. pylori
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (including Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
  • Poor growth
  • Vomiting

Procedures

  • Upper endoscopy with biopsies.
  • Colonoscopy with biopsies: Performed by one of Dr Nelson’s colleagues at Lurie Children’s.
  • Polypectomy: Performed by one of Dr Nelson’s colleagues at Lurie Children’s.
  • pH probe interpretations
  • Breath tests for lactose, sucrose and fructose intolerance and bacterial overgrowth.