Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Appointments:(504) 896-9534
Office Hours:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Locations:Children's Hospital, Main Campus
Children's Hospital, Metairie Center
Children's Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge

The Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition team at Children’s Hospital specializes in treating infants, toddlers, school-age children and adolescents with problems related to the gastrointestinal system. These include liver disease, feeding disorders, metabolic disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, motility disorders, stomach problems and diarrhea.

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures include:
  • esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • colonoscopy
  • flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for placement of feeding tubes and buttons
  • foreign body removal
  • esophageal varices therapy
  • polypectomy
  • esophageal, antroduodenal, colonic and anorectal manometry
  • 24-hour pH-probe monitoring
  • gastrojejunal tube placement
  • breath hydrogen testing
  • liver biopsy
  • nutritional support
Our interdisciplinary team, consisting of physicians, dietitians, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, and social workers, works closely together to coordinate the most effective treatment plan for each child.

Paul Hyman, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Director of Gastroenterology Department, Children's Hospital
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Specialty Training:
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles

Special Interests:
GI Motility
Raynorda Brown, MD
Raynorda Brown, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Specialty Training:
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Special Interests:
Adolescent gastroenterology, constipation, gastroesophageal reflux, special nutritional supplementation and hypercholesterolemia

Allan J. Rosenberg, MD, MPH
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children's Hospital
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston

Specialty Training:
LSU Medical Center, New Orleans

Special Interests:
GI Motility

Brent Keith, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
Ross Medical School

Specialty Training:
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Special Interests:
General pediatric GI

Elizabeth Alonso-Rubiano, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children's Hospital

Professional School:
Universidad del Valle

Specialty Training:
Universidad del Valle 
Tulane University, New Orleans
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Special Interests:
Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, General Gastroenterology



   

 

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