Pediatric Gastroenterology - Anchorage

Our Approach

If you have a child with a gastrointestinal illness, you know how it can interfere with their lives. They may avoid school activities and choose to stay home rather than getting together with friends. Here at Providence Pediatric Gastroenterology in Anchorage, we’re dedicated to helping these kids, as well as those with liver conditions, get back to enjoying their lives.

Conditions We Treat

Many gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in children can be treated by their primary care physician. However, complicated GI problems should be treated by experts. We treat children from birth through adolescence who have the following conditions:

  • Celiac disease
  • Childhood cancers of the gastrointestinal system
  • Chronic abdominal pain and constipation
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal polyps
  • Genetic and metabolic liver disease
  • Growth failure and malnutrition
  • Ulcerative colitis

Services We Provide

We provide a range of diagnostic tests and treatments, including:

  • Blood tests and dietary management for celiac disease
  • Diagnosis and management of abdominal pain, reflux and chronic digestive problems 
  • Liver biopsy 
  • Lower endoscopy, including biopsies 
  • Medication and dietary management for liver diseases 
  • Medication management for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis 
  • Medications and other treatments for GI bleeding 
  • Removal of GI polyps 
  • Upper endoscopy, including biopsies