Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

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Clinic Overview

The Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for children with inflammatory bowel diseases. Our providers have a broad range of clinical expertise and experience. Together, they are able to tailor a treatment plan to each patient, coordinated by specialized nurses caring for the patient's unique needs.

Learn more about our physicians' gastroentology and pediatrics expertise.

Conditions we treat

  • Crohns
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Indeterminant colitis
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Autoimmune
  • Eosinophilic enteropathy


We offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and consultation including:

  • Upper endoscopy (esophagoduodenoscopy or EGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal series
  • Small bowel follow through series
  • CT enterography
  • MR enterography
  • PE-CT scan
  • Percutaneous endoscopic and surgical gastrostomy
  • Infliximab (Remicade) infusions
  • Nasogastric enteral nutrition therapy

We also offer the following services:

  • Nutritional therapy for Crohn's disease
  • Complete diagnostic evaluation for IBD and its complications
  • Multidisciplinary team care approach
  • Individualized treatment plans and follow up
  • State-of-the-art evidence-based clinical care approaches into everyday practice
  • Nutritional evaluation
  • Growth assessment and treatment if necessary
  • Referrals to ophthalmology, endocrinology, rheumatology, pediatric surgery, and other specialties, as needed
  • On-going, up-to-date education and support for children and families
  • Parental Oversight and Support Committee provides help for families and continued feedback aimed to improve the Center's quality of care and treatment outcomes

Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info


Discovery Clinic - Pediatric Specialty
2512 Building -Third Floor
2512 S. 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Pediatric Specialty Clinic - St. Paul
Nasseff Specialty Center
225 North Smith Avenue
Fifth Floor, Suite 504
St. Paul, MN 55102

Maple Grove Medical Center (Fairview)
14500 99th Ave. N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Office Building
5200 Fairview Blvd.
Wyoming, MN 55092

Pediatric Specialty Clinic - Burnsville
Fairview Ridges Medical Building
305 East Nicollet Blvd.
Suite 372
Burnsville, MN 55337



Our Team


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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