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The Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of nutritional and gastrointestinal problems, including:
A qualified and diverse staff provides evaluation and diagnosis for infants, children and adolescents with diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract and/or liver, as well as nutrition support services.
We prevent, diagnose, and treat gastrointestinal, nutritional, hepatic and pancreatic disease in children from birth through young adulthood. All providers strive to provide the best medicine for your child and use evidence-based medicine and national algorithms when available.
Providing pediatric gastroenterology services and procedures on an outpatient basis, including:
Our Division has a full-service GI laboratory. Testing includes the following:
The UBMD Pediatrics GAINS Clinic is pleased to offer comprehensive gastrointestinal and nutrition support services for children from birth to 18 years of age with a wide variety of medical conditions with nutritional needs. Our pediatric GI specialists will evaluate your child’s unique needs and create an individualized medical and nutritional care plan to ensure they are receiving the nutrients necessary for optimal health, growth and development.
Specialized care for a growing child:
Services include advanced pediatric GI treatment from an experienced multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and dietitians. We work in partnership with parents, primary care providers and support staff from our WNY medical community to develop an individualized treatment plan for each child. We specialize in treating children with complex feeding challenges and medical conditions who need close monitoring of their nutrient intake to promote appropriate growth. Additionally, our GAINS clinic offers the highest level of family support and expert nutrition management for children requiring short or long-term tube feeding at home.
Examples of services provided by GAINS clinic:
Norine Boyd, CPNP, AE-C, PMHS
Anita Crawley, RN, CPNP
Laura White, FNP-BC, MSN, RN
Lisa Missert, RN
Melissa Severyn, RN
Quality Assurance and Customer Service Coordinator
Erin Misener, LPN
Georgina Bojczuk, RD, CSP
Julie Hawn, MS, RDN, CDN
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
1404 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228
Southwestern Office Park
4535 Southwestern Blvd.
Hamburg, NY 14075