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Making Them Strong, One Gut at-a-time
Our goal at Gastro Health for Kids is to provide a compassionate, high-quality, cost-effective and family-centered care to children with gastrointestinal issues.
The physician and staff at Gastro Health for kids are trained to diagnose and treat all gastrointestinal issues your child is facing. More importantly, we understand and have same day appointments available.
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When your child has stomach complaints such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation or other digestive issues, you want the very best pediatric specialist caring for them. Our practice is dedicated to providing personal, family-centered care to each child who comes to our office. Dr. Walia is specially trained in treating all conditions of the gastrointestinal system in children.
Conditions We Treat But Not Limited To:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Dyspepsia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hirschsprung’s Disease (HD)
Children with gastrointestinal conditions may need some of the following procedures
Endoscopies: Endoscopy means a visual examination of the GI system using a flexible fiberoptic camera, while the patient is sedated. This also includes a collection of biopsies (tiny tissue samples) to examine under a microscope.
Wireless video capsule endoscopy for the assessment of deep small bowel diseases
Ritu Walia, MD
Meet Dr. Walia
Dr. Ritu Walia, is a board certified in Pediatrics and specializes in the field of pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Walia, attended Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, where she received her medical degree. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the Brooklyn Hospital Center and fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, in pediatric gastroenterology. She has also served as the chief of pediatric gastroenterology at the west Virginia university. She is board certified in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Throughout her education and medical training, Dr. Walia has been passionate about advocacy and volunteer work for her community. She has volunteered her time supporting children at the national institute of the blind, the humane society and also received the prestigious honorary American citizen award for her commitment to woman undergoing domestic abuse. She was awarded by the American Health Council ‘as Best Doctor 2018’.