Gastroenterology Referrals

To refer to CHOC Children’s Specialists Gastroenterology:

View Referral Guidelines

We’ve developed these referral guidelines to guide you through the process of referring to CHOC Children’s Gastroenterology.  Please follow the instructions provided in the guidelines to ensure qualification and appropriate process in referring your patient.

Our highly experienced, board-certified gastroenterologists provide innovative and efficient care to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

We commonly treat:

  • Abdominal pain – acute and chronic
  • Diarrhea – acute and chronic
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Constipation
  • Growth failure
  • Pancreatic disorders
  • Nutritional problems
  • Feeding problems and dysphagia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition support
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders
  • Liver/biliary abnormalities

Services offered include:

  • Upper and lower endoscopy
  • Dilation of strictures
  • Hemostasis maneuvers, including cautery, sclerosis and banding
  • Gastrostomy placement
  • pH monitoring studies, including traditional and Bravo
  • Impedance monitoring
  • Gastrointestinal manometry, esophageal, antroduodenal, colonic, anorectal

Specialty Care Physician Concierge Service – 714-509-4013

Our physician concierge service expedites physician-to-physician communication with CHOC specialists.

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Also assists with:

  • Urgent patient referrals requiring provider-to-provider communication
  • Access issues for urgent appointments
  • Scheduling concerns or inquiries
  • Access to specialists, “doctor of the day” or specialty division staff

For all other questions regarding referrals, please contact Physician Relations at 714-509-4291.