A little boy and his mother are greeted by a doctor at the hospital entrance
A little boy and his mother are greeted by a doctor at the hospital entrance
A little boy and his mother are greeted by a doctor at the hospital entrance

Pediatric Colorectal Treatments and Doctors at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Diagnosing and treating colorectal conditions in children 
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Johns Hopkins’ specialized pediatric surgeons treat a variety of colorectal conditions and continence issues in children. At the Pediatric Colorectal Center, we work with experts across pediatric specialties to take special care of your child with compassion and gentleness.

Consultations are available in the Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick, Washington, D.C., and York, Pennsylvania, areas.

Colorectal Conditions We Treat

  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Chronic constipation
  • Cloacal exstrophy
  • Common cloaca
  • Fecal incontinence 
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Imperforate anus (anorectal malformations)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • Rectal prolapse

Why choose Johns Hopkins for your child’s colorectal surgery?

Our pediatric specialists work closely with teams from other Johns Hopkins specialties, including gastroenterology and nutrition, urology, orthopaedics, radiology and psychology. This multidisciplinary approach gives your child the most comprehensive treatment possible.

In addition, we offer upper laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery, a high degree of experience in reoperative care, chronic constipation and bowel management clinics, and a premier Enhanced Recovery After Surgery  program.

Meet our Colorectal Treatment Experts

At Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, you will feel the support and care of our team throughout every stage of your child’s treatment. 

Our Care Locations

Care for pediatric appendicitis takes place at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and community clinics throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metro areas.

Johns Hopkins Children's Center
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center building
1800 Orleans St., Room 2201
Baltimore, MD 21287

Howard County General Hospital
Medical Arts Building
11085 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 103
Columbia, MD 21041

Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Physicians Pavilion East
6565 N. Charles Street, Suite 313
Baltimore, MD 21204

Anne Arundel Medical Center

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

WellSpan York Hospital
300 Pine Grove Commons
York, PA 17403