The pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery program was ranked in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report's list of "Best Children's Hospitals." Click the badge for more about SSM Cardinal Glennon and the rankings and how having the best in pediatric care is another way our love for kids just keeps on growing.
To make an appointment, please call 314-268-4010 or 314-577-5647.
We're located in St. Louis City on South Grand Boulevard between I-64/HW-40 and I-44.
We also see patients at our Close to Home locations, including St. Anthony's Medical Center in South County and SSM St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.
We provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of conditions in children involving the intestines, liver, growth and nutrition. Our staff is specifically trained to treat the following conditions:
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is involved in a wide range of cutting-edge research projects aimed at developing new and better treatments for our patients. Our physicians’ areas of research include:
ChiLDREN Study Results
Dr. Teckman presented the study that shows most Alpha-1 children with liver disease have few symptons and normal growth. Click here for more information on the study.
Resources for Parents
Watch videos about How the Body Works and learn about your child's health in our KidsHealth library and resource center.
Meet the Team
Jeff Teckman, MD, Director
Thomas Foy, MD
Ajay Jain, MD
Nisha Mangalat, MD
Helen Pappa, MD
Jerry Rosenblum, MD
Kathy Spranaitis, PNP
Laura Hotle, PNP