Children's Physician Group—GI, Hepatology and Nutrition

Family-Focused Approach to Care for Children and Young Adults

Children's provides treatment for gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional disorders. We also treat children with special feeding problems, including obesity, poor weight gain and intestinal rehabilitation.

Programs and Services

We offer several condition-specific programs and clinics to provide complete care. We also offer second opinions for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

  • Scheduling and Appointments

      We do not allow walk-in appointments. To make, cancel or reschedule an appointment, call:

      Aerodigestive
      404-785-1161

      IBD
      404-785-0340 

      Eosinophilic esophagitis
      404-785-8830 

      Strong4Life Clinic
      404-785-1535 

      Liver disease (hepatology)
      404-785-1832 

      All other areas
      404-785-2000 or 800-785-CHOA 

      Frequently Asked Questions

  • What to Bring

      - If you are a new patient, print our new patient form, complete it and bring it with you

      - Driver's license

      - Insurance card

      - Your child's medicine or a list of your child's medicines with dosages

      - Questions for the doctor or nurse

      - Cash for parking (allow an extra 15 minutes to park)

  • Medicine

      Call your pharmacy 1 to 2 weeks before your prescription runs out and ask them to fax a refill request to 404-785-9113. This will take 2 business days to process.

  • Insurance

      - It is important to let us know of any changes with your insurance. We will need your most up-to-date information to get approval for medications and/or procedures.

      - It is your responsibility to know what is covered by your insurance policy. We will try to get all necessary approvals from your insurance company before your child's procedure.

  • Physician Referrals

      Download a copy of our referral form.

      - Fax all referral related documents to 404-785-9111.

      - Fax prior authorization forms to 404-785-3236.

      - Fax prescription refills to 404-785-9113.

      - Fax all other documents to 404-785-9042.

      To refer a patient, call:

      Aerodigestive
      404-785-1161
      (separate referral form)

      IBD
      404-785-0340

      Eosinophilic esophagitis
      404-785-8830

      Strong4Life Clinic 
      404-785-1535

      Liver disease (hepatology)
      404-785-1832

      All other areas
      404-785-2000 or 800-785-CHOA 

       

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Meet the Team

The following physicians are part of the Children's Physician Group.

Gastroenterologists

Hepatologists

 

Research

We are active in a variety of clinical research projects, with an emphasis on studies of IBD, fatty liver disease, obesity, acute liver failure, liver transplantation and esophageal reflux. We have active clinical research projects in the following areas:

  • IBD Genetics and Biomarkers
    CCFA Risk Stratification Study
    Biomarkers in Georgia (BIG) Study
  • IBD Outcome Study
    Improve Care Now Project
  • Aerodigestive Disorders
    Asthma and GERD Study
  • Obesity and NASH
  • Acute Liver Failure