Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

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Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic For more information, call 253-792-6630.

Serving children with GI disorders

The Mary Bridge Pediatric Gastroenterology Program is a leader in the South Sound region serving children from prenatal to young adult with a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders. We offer a full range of consultation and diagnosis through inpatient and outpatient treatment.

Treatment for many GI conditions

Families and referring providers trust the experienced pediatric team at Mary Bridge to provide the most advanced, personalized, family-centered care for their child. We offer diagnosis and treatment for multiple pediatric gastrointestinal disorders including:

    Extensive services for children with GI disorders

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology clinic also offers a range of services:
    • Motility studies: esophageal, anorectal, and biofeedback training
    • Constipation & Encopresis Clinic
    • Pre- and post-liver and small bowel transplant program provided in conjunction with Stanford University
    • Special procedures:
      • high definition colonoscopy
      • upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
      • capsule endoscopy
      • liver and rectal biopsy
      • hydrogen breath test
      • pH impedance studies
    • Feeding team for children with feeding problems
    • Feeding tube placement provided by surgeon or interventional radiologist
    • Feeding management provided by GI Clinic staff

    Convenient care, closer to home

    Our gastroenterology clinic team makes regular visits to Mary Bridge outreach clinics in Covington, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, Olympia and Silverdale. If your child needs hospitalization or more extensive testing or treatment, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital is nearby in Tacoma. Whichever location is used, children receive care from the same highly skilled physicians, nurses and health professionals that have made Mary Bridge a trusted name in pediatric care.

    A multidisciplinary approach

     Our multidisciplinary approach means that children benefit from a team including pediatric gastroenterologists, pediatric nurse practitioner, pediatric registered nurses, dietitians, psychologists, occupational & speech therapists, GI technicians, child life specialists and social workers specifically trained in pediatric care.

    A partnership with you

    You can count on us to provide the highest quality care for children. Our specialists work in partnership with you and your child’s primary care provider, so that specialized pediatric care is available when and where it’s needed most. Our providers are available for consultation to referring physicians 24 hours a day. We believe that working hand-in-hand with local physicians ensures the best results for everyone.

    Visit the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition website at for more information on gastrointestinal disorders.