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What is Pediatric Gastroenterology?

Pediatric gastroenterology is the medical subspecialty focused on diagnosing, treating and managing digestive, liver and nutritional problems in children and adolescents.

A Compassionate, Committed Approach to Children’s Digestive Health

The region’s only Children’s Hospital stands apart with a compassionate, committed team of pediatric gastroenterologists who can expertly handle all pediatric GI issues, from more common conditions to the most complex and specialized cases. With academic subspecialists on our pediatric GI staff, our patients benefit from the latest research and technical innovations emerging from the region’s only teaching hospital. We perform the latest diagnostic and treatment procedures including:

  • Upper endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Breath tests for lactose intolerance
  • Rectal manometry
  • Esophageal impedence pH Monitoring
  • Catheter-free Bravo pH study

Conditions we treat include:

  • Acute/chronic abdominal pain
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Liver/gallbladder disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Eosinophilic disease
  • Celiac and malabsorption disorders
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Feeding disorders
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal disorders in special needs children

Patient Resources

Kennedy Outpatient Center 900 E. Third St. Chattanooga, TN 37403

Regional Clinics

Erlanger East - Alicia Andrews, DO
1635 Gunbarrel Road
Suite 410
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Cleveland - Doug Laman, MD and Linda North, NP
101 Keith St., SW
Cleveland, TN 37311

1329 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 1
Dalton, GA 37021

Meet Our Team

Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Alicia Andrews, DO

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Christine Denton, MD

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Doug Laman, MD

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Fernando Windemuller, MD

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Jeffrey Lee, MD

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Kevin Mounce, PA-C

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Linda North, MSN FNP-C

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

Rashmi Patil, MD

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Gastroenterology - Pediatric

S. Ahsan Rizvi, MD, FAAP

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