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Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program

The Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides multidisciplinary care for children with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.

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The Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides multidisciplinary care for children with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.

Patients receive comprehensive care from a physician faculty as well as a staff that includes nurse practitioners with advanced expertise in pediatric gastroenterology and masters-level licensed dietitians.

A Location Near You

Our pediatric gastroenterologists and child nutrition specialists practice at 11 locations around eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire including Boston; Newton; Salem; Danvers; Waltham; Concord; Forestdale (Sandwich); Foxborough; Haverhill; Leominster; Lowell; and Nashua, New Hampshire.

Specialized services including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, video capsule endoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography are available at MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston, MassGeneral for Children at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center.

Other Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition programs

At MassGeneral Hospital for Children, we know that the time of your child’s diagnosis and treatment is a very stressful one and we strive to provide an open, welcoming environment. We believe that no one knows a child as well as the parent does: parents, along with primary care providers, become our partners in a child's care and have an active voice in all treatment plans.

Meet the Team


  • When Can My Baby Start Eating Solid Foods? - 8/7/2015, Mass General

    Introducing solid foods to your baby can be a fun and exciting experience, but it can also be a confusing time. Lauren Fiechtner, MD, MPH, director of nutrition at MassGeneral Hospital for Children in the Division of Gastroenterology, has all you need to know about when and what to feed your baby.

  • Research of Kriston Ganguli, MD - 12/9/2014, Research

    Kriston Ganguli, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist at MGHfC, and is dedicated to patient care, her responsibilities as an Associate Fellowship Program Director, Quality Improvement as the division’s Physician Quality Champion as well as basic science research. She has held a long-term scientific interest in understanding the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and investigating preventive strategies for this potentially life-threatening disease of premature infants.

  • How to stay healthy and active during the winter - 1/24/2014, Mass General

    Christina Scirica, MD, MPH, a MassGeneral Hospital for Children pulmonologist and weight expert, offers advice on how the whole family can stay active and healthy during freezing temperatures.

  • Dr. W. Allan Walker Honored for Mentorship Activities - 5/28/2013, Mass General

    In recognition of more than 40 years of teaching and mentorship, Dr. W. Allan Walker, Conrad Taff Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and former chief of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutrition Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, received the 2013 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute Council Growth, Development & Child Health (GDCH) Section Research Mentor Award during Digestive Diseases Week in Orlando, Fla.

  • Center for Celiac Research Joins MassGeneral Hospital for Children - 1/24/2013, Mass General

    The Center for Celiac Research, under the leadership of Alessio Fasano, MD, has moved from Baltimore to Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) in Boston.

  • MGHfC Opens State-of-the-Art Pediatric Endoscopy Suite - 7/1/2012, Clinical

    MGHfC opened a new, state-of-the-art pediatric endoscopy suite in February 2012. It combines the most advanced technologies for endoscopic diagnosis and treatment with a physical layout and care model geared for the comfort of pediatric patients and their families.

  • New Pediatric Endoscopy Suite Opens - 4/25/2012, Mass General

    The brand new Pediatric Endoscopy Suite provides patients with a unique, family-friendly space while allowing adult and pediatric endoscopy specialists to collaborate and share technology and expertise.

  • Sweet Relief - 11/23/2011, Mass General

    Dr. Ronald Kleinman, physician-in-chief of MassGeneral Hospital for Children and expert in pediatric nutrition, weighs in on whether chocolate milk should be offered as a recovery drink for student athletes.



Contact Us

MGHfC Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program

Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care

Suite 6B55 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114
  • Near Public Transit
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Phone: 617-726-8705
  • Fax: 617-643-2384

To schedule an appointment with a MassGeneral for Children pediatric specialist, please call 888-644-3248 or complete our online appointment form to request an appointment.

Physicians may call 888-644-3211 or use the online referral form and the Access & New Appointment Center will call your patient within 1 business day.

Patient Gateway

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition is now on Patient Gateway for children under 13 years of age.

  • Reach your child’s doctor’s office – online
  • Request appointments, medicines, or test results for your child
  • Ask questions
  • Set appointment reminders
  • Get accurate information about your health concerns

Ask our staff about Patient Gateway or print and fill out the Patient Gateway form and bring it your child’s next appointment.

Patient Gateway form (word)

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