Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition

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Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition

borowitz.jpgWe provide services for children with intestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders including but not limited to:

  • Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis
  • acute and chronic hepatitis, jaundice, metabolic liver disease
  • short bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea
  • chronic and/or recurrent abdominal pain
  • malnutrition, growth failure
  • gastroesophageal reflux, recurrent vomiting
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • chronic constipation, encopresis
  • intestinal bleeding, ulcer disease
  • swallowing disorders

We regularly perform upper and lower endoscopic procedures including gastrostomy placement and polypectomy.

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Clinical Services

Clinic Hours: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Monday (Drs. Borowitz, Barnes, Sutphen)
Tuesday (Drs. Middleton, Sutphen)
Wednesday (Drs. Borowitz, Sutphen)
Thursday (Drs. Barnes, Middleton, Sutphen)

Location: Pediatric Specialty Clinics, 4th Floor, Primary Care Center, UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Appointments: 434-924-5321
or 800-251-3627 ext. 4-5321
Fax: 434-924-8798 
Email: pedsgi@virginia.edu

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Barrett H. Barnes, M.D.
Stephen M. Borowitz, M.D.
Jeremy P. Middleton, M.D.
James L. Sutphen, M.D., Ph.D.


Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386
Phone: 434-924-2457
Fax: 434-924-8798

Division Chief
Stephen M. Borowitz, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Assistants
Shaun Wickline
Amanda Powell

Health Information

Research Activities

Current Research Projects are examining:

  • causes and treatment of childhood constipation and encopresis (involuntary fecal soiling)
  • use of the Internet in managing encopresis
  • epidemiology and etiology of inflammatory bowel diseases in children
  • use of information systems and information technology to promote clinical care, patient safety, and professional and consumer education