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It’s a question I am asked frequently as a colorectal surgeon. When parents first learn of their newborn’s anorectal malformation, or imperforate anus, they have many questions and concerns. Like all new parents, they want the very best start for › Continue Reading

The town of Warsaw, Kentucky, came together to wish 5-year-old Adelyn Kluemper good luck as she left for Cincinnati Children’s for heart surgery. Adelyn has had 5 surgeries including one on her kidney, one on her colon, and three on › Continue Reading

What is Hirschsprung Disease? Hirschsprung disease is a condition in which some of the nerve cells do not form properly in the intestine during fetal development, causing stool to back up and potentially leading to bowel obstruction and a bacterial › Continue Reading

5 years ago my future mother-in-law said something to me that has stuck with me all of these years. It was a question that made me evaluate where I had been and how to have a better outlook on the › Continue Reading

Working at Cincinnati Children’s gives me the opportunity to meet inspiring families. Recently, I met one mother who told me the story of how she wouldn’t stop seeking answers for her son. And when she did find the answers she was › Continue Reading