The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology offers specialized care for a broad spectrum of medical conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, and for disorders of nutrition. Our program offers state-of-the-art comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, therapy and follow-up of children from birth to 21 years of age.
Michael Tyshkov, M.D. is a Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Division of Pediatrics of Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell. He has the most advanced and extensive training and experience in this field. He is BOARD - certified in his specialty, and is a member of The North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
In addition to his 25 years of clinical experience, he is also published in several US scientific magazines, has been a head of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and nutrition in the large academic centers of New Jersey and New York for 25 years. He has been recognized numerous times as
- American Top Pediatrician, Consumer Report.
- Best Doctor in New York, New York Magazine.
- Best Doctor in New Jersey, New Jersey magazine.
- Best Doctor, Inside New Jersey Magazine.
- Castle Connolly Top Doctors.
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition.
- Parents’ Choice Award.
- -Comprehensive evaluation of gastrointestinal tract
- -Nutritional evaluation and consultations
- -Endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract
- -Dietary education including "Healthy Diet" introduction for children and parents
- -Expert consultation is available for in-patients at Staten Island University Hospital, SI, New York and St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, NJ.
We evaluate and treat
Disorders of the Esophagus
Actual symptoms depend on the age of the patient. The diagnosis process may include a blood work, radiological studies, and an endoscopic exam. Once a diagnostic is has been made, we create an individualized treatment plan based on each patient's needs.
Disorders of the Stomach & Intestine
Some of the common systems of stomach and intestinal disorders include abdominal pain, poor weight gain, inadequate growth, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, presence of blood in the stool, and a variety of other, often age-related symptoms. Once we have a diagnosis, we create an individualized treatment plan.
Disorders of the Liver & Pancreas
Common symptoms of disorders of the liver and pancreas include jaundice, weight loss, abdominal pain, abnormalities in the blood tests, and other symptoms, often depending on the age of the patient. Those conditions usually require performance of a variety of blood tests, and specialized radiological studies, such as MRI, ultrasound and nuclear scans.
Symptoms of nutritional disorders include low weight, excessive weight gain, and inadequate growth. The treatment plan often includes dietary changes and a referral to a dietitian.
Our medical services are designed to treat digestive and nutritional disorders in infants, children and teens from age 0 to 21. You will find that we work hard to stay current with new developments in our field, and to provide you and your child with the very best service and treatment.
Both are excellent sites for the families of children suffering from gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders.