Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Theresa Lang Children’s Center
56-45 Main Street (enter on 141st Street)
Flushing, NY 11355

Phone: 718-661-7687

Bayside Pediatric Specialty Care
26-19 Francis Lewis Blvd.
Bayside, NY 11358

Phone: 917-745-3030

Maspeth Multispeciality Care

72-41 Grand Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378

Phone: 718-457-5800

Appointments are available Mondays and Thursdays from 9am - 4pm and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from NOON until 4pm. Meet the team!  

Please contact your primary care physician or call 911 or report to the nearest emergency room for all urgent and acute matters. This e-mail address,  is intended for informational purposes such as to make a referrals or an appointment and for non-urgent issues.  Though we will try to get back to you within 72 hours, please call our office at 718-661-7687 if you would like a quicker response.

The division is comprised of three full-time board certified pediatric gastroenterologists and a pediatric nurse practitioner who provide care to children from birth through 22 years of life with a variety of gastrointestinal and nutritional problems:

  • Abdominal pain

  • Celiac disease

  • Constipation

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • Gastrostomy tubes and enteral nutrition

  • Failure to Thrive

  • Feeding Problems

  • Food allergies

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (handled by a multi-disciplinary team)

  • Obesity 

  • Total Parenteral Nutrition

  • High Cholesterol and Fatty Liver Disease 

The division specializes in coordinated patient care by working closely with pediatric surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, speech therapists and nutritionists as well as both general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. In addition, the division collaborates with adult gastroenterologists for advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

    Modified barium swallow
      Upper endoscopy

        Foreign body removal

          Balloon dilatation

            Capsule Endoscopy



                    pH probe monitoring
                      Gastrostomy placement
                        Post-pyloric tube placement such as naso-duodenal tubes and gastric/jejunal tubes
                          Liver biopsies
                            Remicade Infusions
                              Upper GI series
                                Upper GI series with small bowel follow-through

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                                Our Team

                                Suma Kamath, M.D., Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology

                                Aaron Turkish, M.D., Attending Physician

                                Joanne Carroll, RD, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

                                Lynda Dindial, Divisional Administrator

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