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Baystate Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition offers a complete range of services, both inpatient and outpatient, for the evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents with digestive problems.


Our team in made up of experts who provide detailed nutrition counseling to patients and parents, both in the hospital and outpatient setting, and a feeding team to care for children with specific disorders of suck, swallow, and nutrition. The availability of state-of-the-art equipment ensures that diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures can be performed safely even in the smallest infants. We also have anesthesiologists who provide safe and effective sedation for all endoscopic procedures.


Our Services:

We provide treatment for the following:

  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Liver Disorders 
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Acid/Peptic Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Malabsorption Syndromes
  • Nutritional Disorders
  • Poor Growth
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal Pain


Our Providers

Our team includes pediatric gastroenterologists, registered nurses, a medical assistant, a registered dietitian, and a social worker.  


  • Anastasios Angelides, MD, Chief
  • Barry Hirsch, MD
  • Christopher Hayes, MD
  • Cheryl Bonica, PhD
  • Nancy Anderson, MS, RD, CSP, LDN
  • Lisa Laprade, RD



*Some of our providers also see patients at the Baystate Outpatient Center in Northampton and at the Office of Dr. Brian Dempsey at 758 East Street in Pittsfield. To schedule an appointment at any of our locations, call 413-794-2270.


Contact Us

Baystate Children's Specialty Center
50 Wason Ave.
Springfield, MA



Hours & Directions

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.