Having a child suffer with abdominal pain, chronic eating problems, or other gastrointestinal disorders can be a very trying time for a parent. At University of Utah Health Care our pediatric gastrointestinal specialists will walk you through your child’s diagnosis and develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Our specialists work closely with parents and primary care providers, to become partners in your child's care and treatment.
Our patients include newborns to adolescents and we offer both inpatient and outpatient consultations. We specialize in treating children for common and complex gastrointestinal, liver or growth disorders and provide nutritional support when necessary.
Common Children's Digestive Problems
Many problems that may affect a child's digestive system require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Christa Jennings Adams received her nurse practitioner degree from Yale University specializing in Pediatrics. She worked at the Yale School of Medicine in Pediatric Endocrinology after graduation. She is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is currently a nurse practitioner at the University of Utah working in the Pediatric Liver... Read More
Dr. Linda Book graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center and the University of Utah followed by fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Utah. She is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutriti... Read More
Dr. Deneau is active in all aspects of pediatric gastroenterology and endoscopy. His main areas of clinical expertise are: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD; ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease), neonates and infants with liver disease and short bowel syndrome, and the inpatient care of very ill and hospitalized patients. Dr. Deneau is a member... Read More
Dr. Guthery received his medical degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University and completed his pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He subsequently completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Guthery is currently Professor of Pediatrics and A... Read More
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Dr. Janet Harnsberger received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the University Of Utah School of Medicine and then continued at the U of U for her fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. She was in private practice i... Read More
Dr. W. Daniel Jackson received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and his Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center and received additional training in the Clinical Nutrition Research Center at Massachusetts Inst... Read More
Dr. Jensen received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital, followed by a Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then completed an Advanced Pediatric Hepatology and ... Read More
Molly A. O’Gorman, M.D. is an Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Utah. She is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Dysphagia Program and of the EDDIE Clinic (Elimination Disorders, Diagnosis of Incontinence and Encopresis) at Primary Children’s Medical Center. Dr. O’Gorman received her M.D. de... Read More
Dr. Patel received his master’s degree in public health and went on to get his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at SUNY at Buffalo at the Women and Children´s Hospital of Buffalo. Dr. Patel is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric G... Read More
Dr. John F. Pohl received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, completed his Pediatric residency at Phoenix Children´s Hospital / Maricopa Medical Center, and completed his Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He was on the faculty at Texas A&M Hea... Read More
Dr. Robson received his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco, with an area of concentration in medical education. He completed his pediatric residency and a chief residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program (Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center) and his pediatric gastroe... Read More
Dr. Thomas L . Sutton received his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia – Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. He completed his pediatric residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. After serving as a battalion surgeon in Germany and Iraq, he completed his fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Cent... Read More
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