Dr. Thomas M Foy MD
Gastroenterologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Gastroenterology1465 S Grand Blvd Saint Louis MO, 63104
Dr. Thomas Foy is a pediatric gastroenterologist practicing in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Foy specializes in digestive system, liver or nutritional problems in children from the newborn period to their teens. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, chronic constipation or obesity can all be treated by a pediatric gastroenterologist.
Education and Training
Vanderbilt Univ Sch of Med, Nashville Tn 1978
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 1978
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Crohn's Disease
- Acid Reflux
- Strong Mem Hsp U Rochester, Pediatrics
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