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 and celiac disease.

2012 Highlights

  • A recently developed total parenteral nutrition (TPN) support team and multidisciplinary short-gut clinic, co-directed by division chair Luther Sigurdsson, MD, provided inpatient support for over 300 children and outpatient care for over 25 children.


Luther Sigurdsson, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
and Division Chief

Istvan Danko, MD, PhD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Dorota Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)


Grant Support

Our faculty were principal investigators on the following grants during calendar year 2012.

Principal Investigator Funding Agency Title
Walkiewicz-Jedrzejczak, Dorota Centocor C0168Z02: A Multicenter, Long-Term, Observational Registry of Pediatric Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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