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Contact Us
To make an appointment, please call 314-268-4010 or 314-577-5647.


Our Locations
We're located in St. Louis City on South Grand Boulevard between I-64/HW-40 and I-44.

We also see patients at our Close to Home locations, including St. Anthony's Medical Center in South County and SSM St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.   


Our Services 
We provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of conditions in children involving the intestines, liver, growth and nutrition. Our staff is specifically trained to treat the following conditions:


Abdominal pain Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Colitis Liver disease 
Constipation Liver transplant 
Crohn’s Disease Nutritional deficiency 
Failure to thrive Obesity 
Feeding problems Pancreatitis 
Gallstones Short Bowel Syndrome 
Gastroesophageal reflux
Hepatitis B Weight management 

Our Research

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is involved in a wide range of cutting-edge research projects aimed at developing new and better treatments for our patients.  Our physicians’ areas of research include:

ChiLDREN Study Results
Dr. Teckman presented the study that shows most Alpha-1 children with liver disease have few symptons and normal growth. Click here for more information on the study.


Resources for Parents

Watch videos about How the Body Works and learn about your child's health in our KidsHealth library and resource center.

Additional references:

Meet the Team

Jeff Teckman, MD, Director

Thomas Foy, MD

Ajay Jain, MD

Nisha Mangalat, MD

Helen Pappa, MD

Jerry Rosenblum, MD

Kathy Spranaitis, PNP

Laura Hotle, PNP


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