Pediatric Gastroenterology

Under the direction of Bradley Barth, M.D., M.P.H., Division Chief, the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UT Southwestern is committed to improving the health of infants, children, and young adults by providing quality clinical services, furthering the understanding of gastrointestinal and liver disease through original research, and participating in the education of physicians at all levels of training.

Pediatrics GI @ UT Southwestern
We offer specialized services that are only available in a handful of pediatric centers around the country.

Excellence in Patient Care

The division provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services at Children’s Medical Center for pediatric patients with gastrointestinal and liver disease, including liver transplantation. We have the only comprehensive program in North Texas providing all treatment options (parenteral nutrition, adaptation protocols, and bowel surgery) to short bowel syndrome patients. Learn more about the excellence of our patient care.

Leadership in Research

The Division's varied research interests include single- and multi-center clinical studies in acute liver failure, liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease and capsule endoscopy, and basic research involving ion transport and cholangiocytes. Learn more about our state-of-the-art research.

Education of Future Leaders

The pediatric gastroenterology faculty is committed to physician education and training offering a fellowship program that accepts three fellows per year. Pediatric residents and medical students are actively involved in the care of hospitalized patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases, and an outpatient elective is offered to students and residents interested in a career in pediatric gastroenterology. Learn more about our education and training programs.