Colorectal Surgery Clinic
The new Colorectal Surgery Clinic combines the expertise of the Gastroenterology and Pediatric Surgery divisions to provide integrated care for children with colon and rectal issues.
Our higly experienced team treats various types of functional and surgical colorectal conditions, including
- Anorectal malformations/imperforate anus
- Hirschsprung’s disease
- Motility disorders (see the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center)
- Cloacal malformations
- Encopresis (soiling)/idiopathic constipation
- Fecal incontinence
- Inflammatory bowel disease
Among the procedures performed are the posterior sagittal anorectoplasty (PSAEP), also known as the pull-through procedure, anorectal manometry and pudendal nerve stimulation.
Rebecca Cherry, M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego