Posts Categorized: Gastroenterology

Battling Biliary Atresia

Last year, in honor of Biliary Atresia Awareness Day, my husband and I wrote about our son Jackson’s journey with biliary atresia. Today, one year later, we are celebrating our journey and the many blessings we have received, the wonderful care that Jackson received, and how he has inspired us to fight back and help… Read more »

Ryan Battles Ulcerative Colitis

At only 5 years old, Ryan Anderson began experiencing abdominal pain and discomfort. His mother, Tara noticed he was constantly going to the bathroom. While not uncommon for a child Ryan’s age, Tara became increasingly concerned when large amounts of blood began appearing in his stool. Tara took Ryan directly to the family’s pediatrician, where… Read more »

A Critical Choice

On March 20, Joshua Kerner, 15, of the North Hills, headed out to ride his bike — without a helmet. It was the worst decision of his life. Swerving to avoid an oncoming car, he jumped a curb, clipped the pole of a stop sign, and landed head first on the concrete. A neighbor, who… Read more »