Fall leaves near Cathedral of LearningAs the sole program in western Pennsylvania caring for children with gastrointestinal (GI) and liver disorders, the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition provides patient-centered care to a large and diverse population of children.  The Division’s mission is to improve the lives of children with gastrointestinal and liver diseases through quality care, innovative clinical programs, education and training of healthcare providers, and state-of-the-art techniques in basic, translational, and clinical research.

Our Mission and Vision

  • Provide up-to-date and compassionate care to children with gastrointestinal (GI) and liver disorders
  • Educate the next generation of gastroenterologists and pediatricians
  • Advance knowledge of pediatric gastroenterology through research
  • Be the world leader in children’s gastrointestinal and liver health



Lab-based and clinical research is an important facet of the division.

Labs and Faculty Pages

Learn more about our research teams and laboratories.

Education and Training

We sponsor two fellowship programs and several other educational opportunities for healthcare professionals.

Clinical Operations

We provide a full range of diagnostic procedures and treatments related to the gastrointestinal tract.


Contact members of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.