Frequently Asked Questions

Can patients see Texas Children’s Hospital gastroenterologists at any locations other than the Texas Medical Center?
Yes, we have gastroenterologists available at 4 outlying Texas Children's Health Centers and Texas Children's West Campus. Find a location close to you.

Does Texas Children’s Hospital treat everyone?
Texas Children’s Hospital sees children through age 18.

What should a new patient take to his or her appointment?
New patients will need to bring medical records (including labs), any x-rays and/or scans (preferably on CD) and proof of insurance. Learn more about what you can expect during your visit.

Should we arrive early for scheduled appointments?
Please arrive 15 minutes early to your appointment to accommodate time for parking and registration. If you are late to your scheduled appointment time, your appointment may have to be rescheduled.

Who can I contact if I have questions or my child get sick?
For problems or questions related to your child's GI illness, call the GI Clinic at 832-822-3131, Monday through Friday, between 8 am and 4 pm.