Pediatric Gastroenterology | Tampa General Hospital

Pediatric Gastroenterology

At the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH's Gastroenterology Center of Excellence you will discover unparalleled care for your little ones with our expert team of Board-certified pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition specialists. We go above and beyond to provide compassionate and comprehensive care, especially for the most complex cases. Our commitment to excellence is further strengthened by our esteemed partnership with the prestigious University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. For over 50 years, we have been bringing world-class medical expertise to the heart of Tampa Bay. Ensure the well-being of your child with the finest medical care available. Experience the difference at the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH - where exceptional care meets unwavering dedication.

 A Multidisciplinary Team of Experts

From the moment of initial testing and diagnosis, your child will be in the capable hands of a world-renowned team of physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and dieticians. Each aspect of their treatment is thoughtfully tailored to meet their unique needs, ensuring the best possible outcome for your child's health. At the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH, we are committed to providing not just exceptional medical care but also compassionate support for you and your little one. Trust us to be your partner in their journey to better health.

 Program Navigators

At the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH, we take pride in providing an exceptional level of care and attention to every patient, and our dedication extends to each program we offer. Within each program, we have a team of experienced and dedicated Program Navigators who are committed to ensuring a seamless and personalized experience throughout the entire journey of care. Think of them as your personal concierge, always ready to communicate and assist at every phase. These Program Navigators play a crucial role in coordinating care across all necessary medical specialties, ensuring that each patient receives a tailored treatment plan that caters to their individual needs. From the beginning of your journey to the very end, your Program Navigator will be there, offering frequent communication, scheduling procedures and infusions, handling pre-procedural workup, and arranging all follow-up appointments after your procedure.

At the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH we believe in the power of a strong support system. Your RN Navigator will be your constant companion, guiding you through each step of your journey with care and compassion. With us, you can rest assured that you and your child will receive the utmost attention and expertise to make the path to healing as smooth as possible.



 What We Treat

Abdominal Pain

Celiac Disease


Cow's Milk Protein Intolerance

Crohn's Disease



Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic Gastritis

Failure to Thrive

Functional Abdominal Pain

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

G-Tube Dependence


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

J-Tube Dependence

Lactose Intolerance


Nausea and Vomiting


Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Short Bowel Syndrome

Toddler's Diarrhea

Ulcerative Colitis




 Procedures We Perform

Anal Sphincter Botox Anorectal Manometry Antral Botox
Balloon Dilation of Esophogeal Biofeedback Breath Testing/Placement
Bravo pH Monitoring Capsule Endoscopy Cholangioscopy
Colonoscopy Cystgastrostomy / Pancreatic Necrosectomy/td> Deep Enteroscopy
Dysport Injections EndoFLIP Endoluminal Stenting
Endoluminal Suturing Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
 Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) with Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Esophagastroduodenoscopy (EGD) Esophogeal Dilations
Esophogeal Impedance-pH Study Esophogeal String Test for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Pyloric Dilation
Pyloric Botox Pelvic Floor Rehab Therapy Rectal Biopsy Suction
Upper GI Series    



 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program

The Pediatric GI Center of Excellence's mission is to transform the lives of children and teenagers battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. At our world-class Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, we pride ourselves on delivering compassionate and personalized care that puts young patients at the center of everything we do.

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to innovation and cutting-edge treatments. As part of an esteemed academic health system, we lead the way in providing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive therapies tailored to each child's unique needs. We believe in the power of research and actively participate in groundbreaking clinical studies to shape the future of IBD care.

When you choose TGH the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH Pediatric GI, you're entrusting your child's health to a team of dedicated specialists who understand the challenges of IBD. Together, we'll embark on a journey toward improved well-being, with comprehensive support and the most advanced medical expertise available.

Join us in the pursuit of healthier tomorrows for our young patients. Experience the difference of exceptional care at the Muma Children's Hospital at TGH Pediatric GI – where hope and healing thrive.