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Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Mitchell Katz explains gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children and teens, how it is diagnosed and treatments.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disorder that can cause heartburn. Learn signs, symptoms, and how to treat GERD in children.
Eosinophilic esophagitis also known as EoE, is a relatively newly recognized disease that is characterized by eosinophils (allergy cells) building up in the lining of the esophagus.
Gas in the digestive tract is created from swallowing air or the breakdown of certain foods by the bacteria present in the colon.
Glossary of terms: Abdomen - Upper GI Series
CHOC surgeons expertly repair tracheoesophageal fistula, when the esophagus and trachea have an abnormal connection, and esophageal atresia, when the esophagus abnormally forms in two parts.
Esophagitis is the irritation and inflammation of the lining of the esophagus, or food pipe. It can cause difficulty swallowing.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is when functional abdominal pain is accompanied with changes in bowel movement habits.
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.
Dr. Mitchell Katz is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist who treats the full spectrum of gastroenterology disorders of children in Orange County.
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.
Our gastrointestinal motility specialists diagnose and treat all forms of motility disorders. We work with families to diagnose and treat chronic conditions.
Dr Maryam Gholizadeh is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who performs general and thoracic surgeries on infants, kids and teens at CHOC.
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.
CHOC is ranked among the top children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery.
Swallowing disorders are also referred to as dysphagia, which means difficulty swallowing.
Dr. Saeed Awan is a board certified pediatric general and thoracic surgeon who treats children and teens at CHOC in Orange County.
CHOC's pulmonologists specialize in treating kids with asthma. We even have a high-risk asthma clinic for life-threatening asthma.
CHOC has the only cystic fibrosis center in Orange County for kids. We provide the best CF treatments so your child lives a long, healthy life.
The CHOC Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic is proud to offer a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
How to refer to pediatric surgery, CHOC, Orange County
Referral guidelines and forms are available to assist physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
Symptoms of a voice disorder may include problems with the pitch, loudness or quality of sound of your voice; hoarseness while speaking or frequent laryngitis; scratchy throat; breathy speech; or difficulty being heard in group settings.