Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that focuses on analyzing, treating, and curing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, which extends from the mouth to the anus, in the pediatric age group.

Our services in Pediatric Gastroenterology

In our subspecialty of Pediatric Gastroenterology, we provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary care to our pediatric patients in the following services:

  • Institutional and private outpatient consultation
  • Pediatric hospitalization
  • Interventional procedures

Additionally, we offer specialized clinics for rare diseases.

Our professionals in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Mónica María Contreras

Pediatric Gastroenterologist Pediatrician

Diana Paola Sánchez

Pediatric Gastroenterologist Pediatrician

Catalina Ortiz

Pediatric Gastroenterologist Pediatrician

When to check Pediatric Gastroenterology?

You should consult with our pediatric gastroenterology specialists when suggested by the pediatrician or if the child presents any of the following alarm symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain without clear cause
  • Symptoms compatible with gastroesophageal reflux disease, such as difficulty breathing or swallowing, constant food refusal, weight loss, and dehydration.
  • Decreased appetite or eating disorders
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal allergic diseases
  • Constipation
Comprehensive Care

Our comprehensive approach to healthcare aims to ensure the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of each patient, offering holistic and personalized care throughout their stay through the following support services:

Clinical Nutrition
We provide the best nutritional care to patients, with an emphasis on high complexity, in a comprehensive, timely, friendly, and safe manner; in coordination with the interdisciplinary healthcare team.

Diagnostic Aids
We conduct complementary studies to the clinical evaluation of the patient to confirm a diagnosis and take therapeutic actions.

Clinical Psychology
We offer psychological support to patients and their families who are hospitalized or require specialized outpatient consultation for their condition.

Contact us

Please contact our Call Center at (604) 360 4788 to schedule an appointment with Pediatric Gastroenterology.

For further information or general inquiries, please call (604) 445 90 00.