Pediatric Gastroenterology at Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island, New York 10306
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology offers specialized care for a broad spectrum of medical conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and for disorders of nutrition. Our program offers state-of-the-art comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, therapy and follow-up of children from birth to 21 years of age.
- Comprehensive evaluation of gastrointestinal tract
- Nutritional evaluation and consultations
- Endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract
- Gastroesophagial reflux evaluation and management
- Dietary education including "Healthy Diet" introduction for children and parents
In cases where examination of the gastrointestinal tract through a tiny fiber optic camera called an endoscope is required, this service is skillfully provided in a child-friendly environment. Expert consultation is available for in-patients at Staten Island University Hospital and ambulatory patients at the Children's Subspecialty Center.
For further information or an appointment, please call:
Physicians of University Hospital Children's Subspecialty Center
2454-2460 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10306
8622 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Disorders of the Esophagus
Actual symptoms depend on the age of the patient. The diagnosis process may include a blood work, radiological studies, and an endoscopic exam. Once a diagnostic has been made, we create an individualized treatment plan based on each patient's needs.
Disorders of the Stomach & Intestine
Some of the common systems of stomach and intestines disorders include abdominal pain, poor weight gain, inadequate growth, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, presence of blood in the stool, and a variety of other, often age related symptoms. We diagnose and create an individualized treatment plan.
Disorders of the Liver & Pancreas
Common symptoms of disorders of the liver and pancreas include jaundice, weight loss, abdominal pain, abnormalities in the blood tests, and other symptoms, often depending on the age of the patient. Those conditions usually require performance of a variety of blood tests, and specialized radiological studies, such as MRI, ultrasound and nuclear scans.
Symptoms of nutritional disorders include low weight, excessive weight gain, and inadequate growth. The treatment plan often includes dietary changes and a referral to a dietitian.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment for treatment of your child's digestive system disorders or nutritional disorders.
If your child is experiencing symptoms and you suspect that he or she may be suffering from a digestive disorder, we may be able to help.
The specialist in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition will diagnose and treat their condition.
Our medical services are designed to treat digestive and nutritional disorders in infants, children and teens from age 0 to 21. You will find that we work hard to stay current with new developments in our field, and to provide you and your child with the very best service and treatment.
We Diagnose and Treat the following Gastrointestinal Disorders
- Disorders of the Esophagus
- Disorders of the Stomach & Intestine
- Disorders of the Liver & Pancreas
- Nutritional Disorders
Conditions We Treat
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Constipation and Soiling
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Chron’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Michael Tyshkov, MD
- Director of Service - Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology of Pediatrics - Gastroenterology, Staten Island University Hospital
- Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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