Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GI) Patient Stories

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Gastroparesis: Catherine’s Story


After years of mysterious GI symptoms, Catherine now has a diagnosis, successful treatment and has started a burgeoning new career as a chef.

Pancreatitis: Alexis' Story


Diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis, Alexis, now 17, found treatment and renewed hope at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Liver Transplant: Josie’s Story

Josie holding her pet chicken

As a baby, Josie received a liver transplant. This began a 10-year journey that included bonding with her donor’s family and a generous gift to help future transplant patients.

Celiac Disease: Weston’s Story

little boy GI patient in stroller eating ice cream bar

Learn how the Center for Celiac Disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia helped this family change their diets and get their son well.