Pediatric Liver Center

The staff at the Pediatric Liver Center in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center is committed to offering a comprehensive and compassionate approach to the diagnosis and management of pediatric liver disease.

Our expert group of specialists, including pediatric hepatologists, pediatric liver transplant surgeons, advanced practice nurses, a nutritionist, a social worker, and a parent support group, specializes in the treatment and family-centric care of children. We will include you throughout the process, from diagnosis and treatment to long-term disease management.

Meet our team of experts.

Our Research

Research continues to be at the core of Johns Hopkins Medicine.  Learn about our on-going liver research and researchers.  

Clinical Studies

As part of our effort to offer a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of pediatric liver disease, we participate in a number of multi-center studies and clinical trials. Performing research at this level follows our mission to be a leader in innovative discoveries that lead to prevention and effective treatment of childhood diseases, and to train the next generation of leaders in pediatric medicine.

Visit the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research to learn more about the variety of clinical research services and resources available to you and your child.

Contact Us

Appointments: 443-997-5437 (KIDS)
Office: 410-955-8769
Fax: 410-367-2762

Patients and families needing to reach the on-call physician for emergencies after 5 p.m. and on weekends, please call the paging operator at 410-955-6070 and ask to speak to the pediatric GI fellow on call.

For Health Care Providers

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition is exclusively devoted to the diagnosis and management of gastroenterology and nutrition problems in infants, children and teenagers.

Emergency consultative services (physician-to-physician) are available 24 hours a day by calling the Hopkins Access Line (HAL) at 1-800-765-5447 or 410-955-9444 in Baltimore and asking to speak to the pediatric GI fellow on call.


We have satellite clinics at multiple sites throughout Maryland. Faculty and staff in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition see patients in the pediatric specialty clinic at the David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building at the main Johns Hopkins Hospital location.

We have clinics in Howard County and at GBMC in Baltimore County, and our Weigh Smart® clinic is located at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in North Baltimore.