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National Recognition of Gastroenterology at the Shands Hospital for Children at UF

The Shands Hospital for Children at UF was ranked in the top 50 in seven of nine specialties evaluated.

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Support Groups

There are a number of support groups available for patients and families with IBD, Crohn’s, and Colitis. Including our very own GATORS!!

Pediatric Emergency Room at Shands at the University of Florida

Pediatric ER at Shands Enhances Emergency Care for Children

North central Florida’s first emergency room specifically geared toward kids.

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Kid doctorThe Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Florida is part of the UF Health Shand’s Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, FL. We care for patients with a wide range of symptoms. We also perform procedures including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, liver biopsy, and anorectal manometry. Within our department, we have a dedicated hepatobiliary clinic, feeding aversion clinic, and outreach clinics in Tallahassee, FL as well as Orlando, FL. At our Gainesville clinic we have access to nutrition services, PT/OT, behavioral psychology, and Social Work. Please feel free to contact us for further questions or concerns.

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National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 29, 2014

Having a baby is a joyous moment for many parents. But something very important to decide is whether to breastfeed or bottlefeed. Dr. Sandra Sullivan sits down to discuss the topic.

Gene therapist on patient unity

August 29, 2014

Patients are fighting back against the lack of attention that’s given to their diseases, a leading expert in genetic and rare diseases says.

August Department Highlights

August 26, 2014

Dairy Queen helps make miracles for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Through the generosity of two Dairy Queen franchise operators from South Florida,...

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