Children can face a variety of colorectal conditions due to birth defects and congenital disorders. These children need complex care, from surgery to nutritional support, to grow and develop in a healthy way.
At the University of Miami Health System, multidisciplinary experts from pediatric surgery and pediatric gastrointestinal motility have come together to offer comprehensive care for children with a wide range of colorectal conditions. Our Compehensive Colorectal Clinic team offers advanced surgeries to correct malformation, dietary support to help children grow and treatment to manage chronic constipation and other conditions that can result from gastrointestinal and colorectal problems.
Our pediatric surgeons perform the latest surgeries on children of all ages, from newborns to teens. We provide treatment at pediatric hospitals throughout the region, including Holtz Children’s Hospital. You can rely on our physicians to offer family-centered care in an environment designed for your child, helping every member of your family feel confident and comfortable with your child’s care.
Conditions and Treatments
- Anorectal malformations/Imperforate anus
- Chronic constipation
- Fecal or bowel incontinence
- Hirschsprung’s disease
- Motility disorders
- Neurogenic bowel
- Persistent cloaca
Why Choose UHealth?
A team of experts to care for your family. We are home to all the expert surgeons, urologists, gastroenterologists, dietitians and other health professionals your child needs to care for their colorectal condition. All of your child’s doctors work together in one place to provide personalized treatment that will help them grow and thrive in a healthy way.
World-class health care for children. Children and their families come from all over the world to receive top-quality care from our compassionate team of pediatric specialists. Your child will receive personalized attention from doctors who are sought out for their expertise.
Research leads to better treatments for your child. Our doctors not only treat patients – we are also closely involved with leading-edge research at one of the nation’s top medical schools, Miller School of Medicine. Through these types of studies, we have access to innovative treatments and procedures, more quickly than other facilities. Our team uses the latest technologies and research findings to provide your child with superior, personalized care.
Recognized for our exceptional care. Many of our pediatric doctors are recognized as America’s Top Doctors® by Castle Connolly — doctors who are nominated by their peers as being the very best in their communities. We have more Top Doctors than any other health system in South Florida. We’re affiliated with Holtz Children’s Hospital, one of the largest children’s hospitals in the southeastern United States. The hospital is ranked among the nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in gastroenterology and GI surgery.
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