Pediatric Gastroenterology

The children’s gastroenterology team at University Health System cares for children up to age 18 with various gastrointestinal diseases (GI) and nutrition problems.

Led by Dr. Naveen Mittal, named one of the Best Doctor’s In America for pediatric gastroenterology, and Dr. Jaime Echartea, named a 2015 top physician in San Antonio for pediatric gastroenterology by San Antonio Magazine, our bilingual team provides families with the highest level of expertise in San Antonio and South Texas for children with digestive problems.Pediatric Gastroenterology Team

Conditions we treat include:

  • Intestine
    • Abdominal pain
    • Allergic conditions
    • Blood in stool
    • Celiac Disease
    • Constipation/Diarrhea
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Short Bowel Syndrome
    • Vomiting/Reflux
  • Nutrition
    • Failure-to-thrive/poor weight gain
    • Feeding problems
    • Gastrostomy tube problems
    • Enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Liver
    • Abnormal liver enzymes
    • Fatty liver
    • Gall bladder disease/gall stones
    • Hepatitis  – B & C
  • Pancreas
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Pancreatitis
  • Tests & Procedures
    • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
      • Colonoscopy
      • Upper Endoscopy
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Rectal Biopsy
    • Motility studies
      • Breath test

Clinic Information
University Health System – Robert B. Green Campus
Clinical Pavilion, 6th Floor
903 W. Martin St.
San Antonio, TX 78207

Monday – Friday  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Us
Appointments: (210) 358-KIDS (5437)
Referrals: (210) 358-5467
Referral Fax: (210) 702-6303