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Dr. Pesek's current research areas of interest are in food allergy, asthma, and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. He is a sub-investigator in NIH funded research of novel food allergy treatments. He is a collaborator on several research studies with the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) whose aim is to improve the lives of individuals with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders through innovative research, clinical expertise and education via collaborations between scientists, health care providers, patients, and professional organizations. Current studies include investigation of the natural history of eosinophilic gastritis, enteritis, and colitis as well as dietary management of children with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Dr. Pesek is the Medical Director of Asthma for Arkansas Children's. The asthma program aims to improve the health of all children in Arkansas with asthma through a partnership with primary care and specialty providers throughout the state as well as investigation of novel treatments for asthma.
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Our primary care clinics provide services such as well-child visits, immunizations, newborn care, physicals and more. Call us today to schedule an appointment.
The General Pediatric Clinic (GPC) provides diagnosis, treatment and/or follow-up of children with general health problems. We provide preventive medicine, including periodic immunizations, physical examinations, positive newborn screens and child health maintenance.
Arkansas Children's provides experienced allergy and immunology care for children with allergic and immunologic conditions.
The Continuity Clinic is an extension of the General Pediatric Center providing diagnosis, treatment and/or follow-up of children with general health problems.
The eosinophilic esophagitis treats children with confirmed or suspected eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders needing a multi-specialty approach involving allergy, gastroenterology and nutrition.
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