Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Intestinal Rehabilitation Program

One of only a few programs of its kind in the country, the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Hasbro Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive program for children who require rehabilitation for intestinal failure and other conditions that prevent their bodies from absorbing necessary nutrients and digesting food properly. The program provides consultation, management, and long-term follow-up to patients and their families.

A Multidisciplinary Care Team

Young patients and their families benefit from our multidisciplinary approach to care. A team of experts supports each patient’s individual needs and may include a pediatric surgeon, nurse practitioner, pediatric gastroenterologist, dietician, nurse, social worker, and administrative staff.

Conditions We Treat

  • Complex enteral, parenteral feeding and nutritional needs
  • Congenital and acquired disorders leading to intestinal failure; gastroschisis, intestinal atresias, malrotation with midgut volvulus, Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Congenital diarrhea disorders
  • Motility disorders
  • GI tract trauma, infection, injury
  • Malabsorption and growth issues
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
  • Short gut syndrome
  • Motility disorders
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) induced liver disease

Learn more about the full range of specialty centers and services we offer