Intestinal Rehabilitation Program

The Intestinal Rehabilitation Program (IRP) treats children with bowel disorders that affect their ability to grow and develop. A coordinated team of gastroenterologists, surgeons and nutritionists provide long-term care to children with short or malformed intestines.

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Why Choose Us?

The Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is led by a multidisciplinary team dedicated to delivering complex nutritional and medical/surgical management to pediatric patients with short or malformed intestines.

Our Team

Our experienced team of gastroenterologists, general surgeon, nurses and nutritionists are experts in treating children with short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure. We provide complete and individualized care for your child.

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