Small Bowel Diseases & Nutrition

Our experts with the Cedars-Sinai Small Bowel Diseases and Nutrition Program take a comprehensive, personalized approach to diagnosing and treating malnutrition disorders and a wide range of diseases of the small intestine. The team includes physicians, a dedicated nurse, a dietitian and a pharmacist—all available when you schedule a clinic visit.

The team meets regularly to consult on patient cases and discuss the latest research to improve treatment options and outcomes. And, based on each patient’s needs, the team collaborates with physicians throughout Cedars-Sinai to provide additional expertise.

Conditions We Treat

No matter how complex your small intestine condition may be, we offer advanced, personalized care. We provide diagnosis and treatment for a full range of small bowel conditions for adults, including:

  • Bleeding of the small bowel
  • Celiac disease
  • Malabsorption diseases
  • Polyps
  • Protein-losing enteropathy
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Total parenteral nutrition
  • Tube feeding
  • Tumors of the small bowel
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Whipple's disease
Treatment and Support

Cedars-Sinai offers a full range of procedures to diagnose and manage small bowel diseases. We use the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technology to look at the small bowel and better treat disease. And our clinic dietitian works with each patient to develop a customized nutritional program. 

Diagnosis and treatment methods include:

  • Deep enteroscopy (balloon-assisted enteroscopy)
    • Double balloon enteroscopy 
    • Single balloon enteroscopy 
    • Spiral overtube (Spirus)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Nutrition program
Have Questions or Need a Second Opinion?

If you need a diagnosis, treatment or second opinion, call the Small Bowel Diseases and Nutrition Program.

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m-5 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Available 24 hours a day

(1-800-233-2771)