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Douglas Grant Field, M.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Pediatric Gastroenterology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: (800) 243-1455 / (717) 531-6807 Fax: (717) 531-0653


Pediatric Gastroenterology

Patient Services Provided

Dysphagia Esophagitis Feeding Disorders Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Dr. Field received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his Pediatric residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition fellowship at John’s Hopkins Hospital. He joined the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in 1995 and currently is the Division Chief. His clinical interests include dyspepsia, food refusal and feeding difficulty in children. He is currently the Medical Director of the Penn State Children’s Hospital Feeding Program.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins University Hospital (1995) Residency, Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1992) M.D., Jefferson Medical College (1989)


Moran TH, Field DG, Carrigan TS, Knipp S, Schwartz GJ
Endogenous CCK in the control of gastric emptying of glucose and maltose
Peptides 18(4):547-550, 1997.
Field DG, Ostrov BE, Hoban T, Devenyi AG
Achalasia in an Adolescent with Fabry Disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  32:201-203, 2001.

Dillon PW, Owings E, Cilley R, Field DG, Curnow A, Georgeson K
Immunosuppression as adjuvant therapy for biliary atresia
 J Pediatr Surg 2001 Jan;36(1):80-5.
Field DG, Garland M, Williams KE
Correlates of specific childhood feeding problems

Journal Paediatric Child Health 2003 39:299-304.

Williams KE, Riegel K, Gibbons B, Field DG
Intensive Behavioral Treatment for Severe Feeding Problems: A Cost-effective Alternative to Tube Feeding?
J Dev Phys Disabil 2007.
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