Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
Unique acupuncture service helps with chronic discomfort
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is home to one of only three pediatric gastroenterologists in the U.S. trained in medical acupuncture. Arthur de Lorimier studied at the Helms Medical Institute, and practices the ancient Chinese medicine art form in his care of patients with conditions such as chronic abdominal pain, chronic nausea and related anxiety.
The unique practice complements the wide range of services provided by our large pediatric gastroenterology team, including interventional capabilities supported by special technology incorporated in our new Children's Surgery Center facility.