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 and a wide range of diseases of the small intestine. We are also leaders in medical nutrition therapy for digestive diseases, parenteral nutrition and tube feeding.

The team—which includes physicians, dietitians and a dedicated nurse practitioner—meets regularly to discuss the latest research and to improve treatment options and outcomes.

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:

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
  • Parenteral nutrition (TPN/PN)
  • Tube feeding

Insurance Options Available

Cedars-Sinai accepts a broad spectrum of insurance plans. Please check with your provider about your coverage or call 1-800-CEDARS-1 (1-800-233-2771).

Have Questions or Need a Second Opinion?

If you need a diagnosis, treatment, second opinion or for patient referral, call or send a message to the Small Bowel Diseases and Nutrition Program.

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m-5 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Fax number: 310-423-0900

Available 24 hours a day