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Gastroenterology

The staff of Cook C​hildren's Gastroenterology provides care, diagnosis, treatment and education for children and adolescents with diseases and disorders of the digestive system.

Meet our team

The staff of Cook Children's Gastroenterology and Nutrition Services provides care, diagnosis, treatment and education for children and adolescents with diseases and disorders of the digestive system.

Ogunmola, Nicholas M.D. 

Nicholas Ogunmola M.D.
Medical Director, Gastroenterology
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Osuntokun, Bankole M.D. 

Bankole Osuntokun M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Cantu, Samson M.D. 

Samson Cantu M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Danny Rafati M.D. 

Danny Rafati M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Lyn Hunt  M.D. 

Lyn Hunt M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Henson, Robin J. DNP, RN, CPNP-PC 

Robin J. Henson, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
Gastroenterology

Keng, Jane M.D. 

Jane Keng M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Holt, Allison K. RN, BC, CPNP-PC 

Allison K. Holt RN, BC, CPNP-PC

 

 

Conditions we treat

Gastrointestinal motility program

The gastrointestinal motility program at Cook Children's is one of the first pediatric motility programs in the southern United States.

Conditions we treat
The program, led by Bankole Osuntokun M.D., evaluates a wide variety of disorders resulting from abnormal motility including:

  • Achalasia
  • Constipation and encopresis
  • Delayed gastric emptying
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Functional abdominal pain
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Problems following fundoplication
  • Dumping syndrome
  • Postoperative problems following GI surgery
  • Imperforate anus
  • Myelomeningocele and other neurologic conditions that lead to fecal incontinence and constipation
  • Atypical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, intractable nausea and vomiting
  • Tracheo-esophageal fistula

Other programs

Cook Children's also offers a constipation management program and therapeutic endoscopy, including pyloric balloon dilation for delayed gastric emptying or gastric outlet obstruction.

Esophageal and anorectal studies are offered in a non-sedated, procedural setting. Antroduodenal and colonic studies are offered with catheter placement under anesthesia with an inpatient status.

Studies offered

Support groups and events

Please call 682-885-1990 for more information on the following support group programs:

Questions

For questions on billing/insurance, please contact Michelle Simon at 817-605-2892.

 
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