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Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates Of Southern California

Dr. Barry Steinmetz, Dr. Robert Tran,  Dr. Mini Mehra, Dr. Anjuli Kumar, and Dr. Malinda Lin

Welcome to Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California (PGASC). Our practice is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of both common and complex gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional disorders of children from birth to age 21. PGASC is focused on providing comprehensive gastroenterology care, effective office communication, and education regarding diagnoses and therapy for the benefit of our patients and their families.

PGASC is comprised of five board certified Pediatric Gastroenterologists. Dr. Barry Steinmetz, Dr. Robert TranDr. Mini Mehra,  Dr. Anjuli Kumar , and Dr. Malinda Lin. Our physicians as well as our entire staff work hard to provide our patients and their families with compassionate, timely, and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and medical treatment for a variety of gastrointestinal  disorders. Our office coordinator, Rebecca Meyer, can also assist you every step of the way.

Our physicians consult with parents, children and primary care providers on an outpatient/inpatient basis and perform endoscopic procedures.

PGASC treats children and young adults with GI conditions including:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • Malabsorptive disorders (celiac disease, chronic diarrhea)
  • Recurrent pancreatitis and hepatobiliary disease
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Chronic Abdominal pain
  • Chronic constipation
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Feeding dysfunction / failure to thrive
  • Functional bowel disorders (IBS, chronic constipation)
  • Gastrointestinal manifestations of allergic disease

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them make more informed decisions about their overall health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

Contact Us Today or Schedule Your Consultation Online!

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.  We look forward to meeting you  soon!

Wishing you health and happiness,
The Doctors and Staff


We currently have four office locations:  

PGASC Long Beach
1760 Termino Avenue #300
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 933-3009
Fax: (562) 933-8557

    PGASC Torrance
    3640 Lomita Boulevard #102
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310) 378-1716
    Fax (562) 933-6743

PGASC Costa Mesa
1901 Newport Blvd #235
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 646-6224
Fax: (949) 646-6222

Google MapsOffice Hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm
Monday – Friday
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Office Hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday

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PGASC Fountain Valley
9940 Talbert Ave #200
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 378-7230
Fax (714) 378-7231

 Office Hours: 
8:00am to 5:00pm 
Monday – Friday
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Inpatient Services provided at the following Southern CA hospitals:

Miller Children’s Hospital Torrance Memorial Hospital Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Miller Children’s Hospital
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
Ph (562) 933-2000
Torrance Memorial Hospital
3330 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505
Ph (310) 325-9060
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
17100 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Ph (714) 966-7200