Division Highlights - Gastroenterology & Nutrition

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition cares for children with gastrointestinal and hepatologic disorders.

Nutritional services include placement of feeding tubes and support for underweight infants and children.

We also conduct clinical research in inflammatory bowel disease.

2009 Highlights

  • Jessica King, PAC, joined the division.
  • Luther Sigurdsson, MD, joined the division from Iceland, and will become its new chief in 2010.
  • Despite faculty shortages, division saw a 5% increase in its outpatient clinic visits.


Istvan Danko, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Luther Sigurdsson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dorota Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, MD

Assistant Professor


Grant Support

Principal Investigator Funding Agency Title
Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, Dorota Centocor Registry of Pediatric Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, Dorota UW Health Ambulatory Care Innovation Grant Pediatric Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease Transition Clinic