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.

A new model of GI care

I began as a physician at Texas Children’s Hospital in 1991 and it’s remarkable to see how pediatric care has evolved since then.

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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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