Author Archives: Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, gastroenterologist

About Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, gastroenterologist

I am the Director of Community Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Texas Children’s Hospital. I can be found creating magnet awareness in the Texas Children’s Health Center The Woodlands.

4 Reasons Rare-Earth Magnets Spell Trouble for Children

One of hottest trends in consumer gadgets has been the use of rare-earth magnets. Typically marketed and packaged as toys for adults, you can whittle away hours with these compelling … Full Entry »

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Thursdays At Texas Children’s

I work as a gastroenterologist at the Texas Children’s Health Center in The Woodlands. I live nearby and each Thursday I drive down to Texas Children’s Hospital where I do … Full Entry »

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Improving Outcomes In Kids With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Texas Children’s Hospital is a big place and sometimes it’s hard to see the little things that drive our tremendous reputation. I had the opportunity to sit down with one … Full Entry »

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Does Thickened Formula Help Reflux?

It’s a timeless recommendation for the spitting baby: put cereal in the bottle and hope to God that things improve. And as a tummy doc in America’s largest children’s hospital, … Full Entry »

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Are You Structured When It Comes To Feeding Your Kids?

I’m always amazed at the structured discipline that parents hold themselves to when getting their kids ready for bed. Almost on the clock: bath, story, bed. And for good reason. … Full Entry »

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