Gastroenterology Procedure Unit
The Endoscopy Unit at Boston Children's Hospital is a subspecialty area within the Division of Gastroenterology. The Endoscopy Unit supports various programs within the hospital, including the Clinical Nutrition, GI Motility and Pulmonary programs. Our specialists provide some of the most comprehensive and cutting-edge endoscopic services in the country for infants, children, adolescents and young adults who require routine endoscopic procedures, as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Families of patients requiring these types of endoscopic procedures are referred to our program by pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists from New England, all of the United States and from around the world.
The Endoscopy Unit is committed to providing state of the art care and endoscopic procedures to children with gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary disorders. We offer comprehensive services for patients, their families and referring physicians, including:
- Complete range of sedation and anesthesiology services as needed
- Diagnosis and treatment using a variety of specialized endoscopic and radiographic examinations
- Access to investigational procedures in clinical trials
- Coordination of scheduling and care plans with primary care and other specialty physicians
- Long-term follow-up care
For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Endoscopy Unit at 617-355-6172.
For families residing outside of the United States, please contact Children's International Center, which facilitates the medical review of patient records and appointment scheduling, and provides assistance with customs and immigration, transportation, hotel and housing accommodations.