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Clinical Work

 

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Office Consultations
  • Ongoing medical care
  • Inpatient consultation
  • Second opinions
  • Endoscopy
  • Breath tests to evaluate for lactose, fructose, and sucrose intolerance or bacterial overgrowth
  • Nutrition evaluation and treatment with a pediatric nutritionist with years of experience
  • Psychological services though Primary Care Psychology Associates, LLC (PCPA)
  • Feeding Clinic with Speech/Feeding therapist from Assential Therapies, Inc.

 

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Allergic bowel disorders
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Celiac disease
  • Cyclic vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Encopresis
  • Esophagitis (reflux and eosinophilic)
  • Feeding problems
  • FPIES
  • Nausea
  • Failure to thrive
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • GI bleeding
  • H. pylori
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (including Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
  • Poor growth
  • Vomiting

 

PROCEDURES

  • Upper endoscopy with biopsies.
  • Colonoscopy with biopsies: Performed by one of Dr Nelson’s colleagues at Lurie Children’s.
  • Polypectomy: Performed by one of Dr Nelson’s colleagues at Lurie Children’s.
  • pH probe interpretations
  • Breath tests for lactose, sucrose and fructose intolerance and bacterial overgrowth.