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Pediatric Colorectal Center

In the bowel management clinic with a young patientIn the bowel management clinic, from left, pediatric surgeons Alejandro Garcia and Isam Nasr, parents Paraic Hoolan and Mary Eileen Aldana, and pediatric nurse practitioner Margie Birdsong, with young patient Sean Hoolan.

Our colorectal specialists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center treat a variety of complex conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease, Hirschsprung's disease, anorectal malformations, chronic constipation, fecal incontinence and more.

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A Multidisciplinary Approach

We work closely with specialists across the disciplines — including those in gastroenterology and nutrition, urology, orthopedics, radiology and psychology — in a multidisciplinary clinic to give 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 ERAS program. We treat patients with both acquired and congenital conditions.

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For referrals or appointments, contact our nurse practitioner, Margie Birdsong, M.S.N., C.P.N.P, at 410-614-4615.

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