Meet Dr. Bhardwaj
Dr. Jatinder Bhardwaj is a double board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist and specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of children’s gastrointestinal conditions including:
- Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Intestinal Diseases and Childhood Constipation
- Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
- Celiac Disease
- Reflux/Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Dr. Bhardwaj also specializes in managing various liver disorders including fatty liver, autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis, cholangitis and biliary atresia. He also takes care of children with nutritional and feeding disorders including failure to thrive, childhood obesity and children with special care needs including those requiring nasogastric, gastrostomy and intestinal tube feedings.
He also performs endoscopic procedures (upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy), liver biopsy, and other specialized testing including pH impedance testing (to check for gastro esophageal reflux), and video capsule endoscopy studies in his office. Breath hydrogen testing to check for malabsorption and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is also performed in the outpatient setting.
Dr. Bhardwaj attended the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, where he earned his bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery in 1999. After finishing his residency in pediatrics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York in 2007, Dr. Bhardwaj completed a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition at the renowned University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. He is board-certified in both pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of NASPGHAN, the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. He has done clinical research and has published clinical study as a first author in the biggest pediatric gastroenterology journal- the JPGN (Journal pf Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition) which is the combined journal for the North American and European Pediatric Gastroenterology societies.
Dr. Bhardwaj’s office is located at 4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Suite 406, Lafayette. He is accepting new patients. Please call 337-889-3817 today to schedule an appointment.