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.

2010 Highlights

  • Luther Sigurdsson, MD, became division chief in September 2010.
  • The division collaborated with clinicians from pediatric surgery and transplant surgery to establish an intestinal rehabilitation team. It also collaborated with clinicians from pediatric surgery, pharmacy, and nutrition to establish a pediatric nutritional support team.


Luther Sigurdsson, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
and Division Chief

Istvan Danko, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Dorota Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, MD

Assistant Professor


Grant Support

Principal Investigator Funding Agency Title
Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, Dorota Centocor A Multicenter, Long-Term, Observational Registry of Pediatric Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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