Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Robert Simek serves as UMC's Pediatric Gastroenterologist. He specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This includes the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas and liver.

Dr. Simek provides full-service general gastroenterology care for your little ones, from premature babies to late-adolescents. This includes nutrition and hepatology (diseases that affect the pancreas and liver),as well. He enjoys working with children each day and helping parents care for them, too.

  • Click here to view the pediatric gastroenterology services offered at UMC.

    Abdominal Pain
    Capsule endoscopy (“pill cam”)
    Celiac disease
    Colic
    Constipation
    Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
    Diarrhea
    Encopresis (stool accidents)
    Failure to thrive
    Fatty liver disease
    Food allergy
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    Immune-mediated conditions of the gut
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    Jaundice
    Lactose intolerance
    Malabsorption
    Nausea and vomiting
    Obesity
    Pancreatitis
    Pediatric Endoscopy
    Placement of feeding tubes and ongoing care
    Problems swallowing (Dysphagia)
    Upper endoscopy (EGD)
    Weight loss

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