The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and laboratory services to evaluate and treat infants, children and adolescents with gastrointestinal disorders.

Digestive Disorder


Most kids love to eat, which is why Ava's aversion to mealtime concerned her mom Linda. Ava's weight dropped drastically. She weighed less than 99% of other babies her age. At 15 weeks, Ava came to University of Maryland Children's Hospital to figure out what was wrong.

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Born prematurely, Myrikhal continues to thrive almost eight years later with some help from her friends at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital.

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