waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h55m

Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h17m

Medical Emergency

00h22m

Paediatrics

Madeira Medical Center

00h05m

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.

 


LINKS

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

Algarve

  • Hospital Particular do Algarve - Gambelas

Madeira

  • Hospital Particular da Madeira

doctors

Hospital Particular do Algarve - Gambelas

Hospital Particular da Madeira