waiting times

Hospital Particular Gambelas


Medical Emergency

Over 1H30


Hospital Particular da Madeira


Medical Emergency

Madeira Medical Center


Medical Emergency

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology  - Grupo HPA Saúde

Pediatric Gastroenterology is a medical subspecialty treated by a Pediatrician or Gastroenterologist, with the necessary experience to diagnose and treat children with gastrointestinal and hepatic disease.

These specialists are also experienced in Pediatric Nutrition.

Surgeries / Specialty Procedures Held in the HPA Group

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

Upper digestive endoscopy; colonoscopy; therapeutic endoscopic procedures such as polypectomy, extraction of foreign bodies, sclerotherapy and esophageal dilatation; Intestinal and rectal or hepatic biopsy; motility studies; pH-metrics, impedance and manometry; studies of liver function;

Nutrition Techniques

Nutritional assessment; Children’s Nutritional needs; Malnutrition Pathophysiology; Supportive techniques on nutritian for parents. 

Main Pathologies

  • Eating disorders;
  • Obesity;
  • Celiac disease;
  • Constipation / Encopresis;
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease;
  • Allergies;
  • Diarrhea;
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux.

Strong points of this speciality in the HPA Group

Specialist Consultation on Eating Disorders focused on Nutritional Recovery - follow up of children with poor weight gain and also those that are being fed through parenteral or enteric systems at home.



Recommendations and Information for Parents on the website of the Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology Heapatology and Pediatric Nutrition in:
medical specialty available on the following units