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Crohn's disease is type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is a chronic condition that may recur at various times over a lifetime.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program at CHOC works to diagnose, treat and manage the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.
CHOC offers a comprehensive Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program that provides expert diagnosis, treatment and symptom management for children of all ages.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the inner lining of the large intestine (colon or bowel) and rectum become inflamed.
When people with celiac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system responds by damaging the small intestine.
Capsule endoscopy is a procedure that allows gastroenterologists to see parts of the small intestine that cannot be reached with traditional endoscopes.
Gas in the digestive tract is created from swallowing air or the breakdown of certain foods by the bacteria present in the colon.
The Infusionarium is the Children’s Hospital of Orange County’s latest effort to normalize the arduous visits.
CHOC is ranked among the top children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery.
Dr. Timothy Flannery is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology who treats kids and teens in Orange County.
Dr. Mitchell Katz is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who treats the full spectrum of gastroenterology disorders of children in Orange County.
Dr. Bassam Younes is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who treats the full spectrum of gastroenterology disorders of children in Orange County.
Dr. Gibbs is a pediatric surgeon, also serving as director of trauma services at CHOC and division chief of pediatric surgery.
Dr. Mustafa Kabeer is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC, performing all types of general surgery and specializing in pectus excavatum (sunken chest), lung resection, hernia and robotic surgery.
Diarrhea is defined either as watery stool or increased frequency of stool (or both) when compared to a normal amount.
Stool test may also be referred to as “stool sample,” “stool culture” or “fecal sample.” The test looks at fecal matter for evidence of a medical condition.
Referral guidelines and forms are available to assist physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
Dr. Himala Kashmiri is board certified pediatric endocrinologist who treats the full spectrum of endocrinology disorders in kids in Orange County.
Dr. Saeed Awan is a board certified pediatric general and thoracic surgeon who treats children and teens at CHOC in Orange County.
Dr Maryam Gholizadeh is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who performs general and thoracic surgeries on infants, kids and teens at CHOC.
Dr. Yigit Guner is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who performs general and thoracic surgeries on infants, kids and teens at CHOC.
Dr. Troy Reyna is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC, specializing in pectus excavatum, hernias and hyperhidrosis.
Dr. Peter Yu is a board-certified pediatric surgeon at CHOC, performing all types of general surgery and specializing in neonatal surgery, perinatal counseling, pediatric laparoscopic surgery and hernia surgery.