Meet the Gastroenterology Team

Norton Children’s offers pediatric gastroenterology care for infants, children and teens. Our board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists provide gastrointestinal (GI) care nd treat disorders of the intestinal tract, liver and pancreas, as well as nutritional issues. Our physicians have specialized training to diagnose, treat and care for chronic and acute GI diseases in a way that is “Just for Kids.”

Pediatric gastroenterology physicians

Maria F. Khan, D.O.

Thomas C. Stephen, M.D.

John T. Stutts, M.D.

Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

502-588-2330

7 questions to ask before your child gets general anesthesia

If your child needs surgery that will involve general anesthesia, it’s important to know that pediatric patients have unique needs.   Their brains and bodies are still developing, and administering anesthesia to pediatric patients is […]

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What you should know about anesthesia for ear tube surgery

Ear tubes and other ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeries are among the most common requiring general anesthesia for children 1 to 3 years old and babies as young as 6 months.   The procedure […]

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What is a neonatologist?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 10 babies in the U.S. are born prematurely. Premature births, also called preterm births, happen when a baby is born before 37 weeks […]

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Chest pain in children: When to take it seriously

More often than not, a child complaining of chest pain doesn’t suggest a serious problem. Children, young ones especially, aren’t very reliable when it comes to describing their own pain.   “Most of the time, […]

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Spinach recall affects Indiana and Kentucky

Dole is voluntarily recalling bags and packages of baby spinach sold in 10 states, including Kentucky and Indiana. The company announced the recall Aug. 9 due to a random sample testing positive for salmonella.   […]

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