Colorectal Conditions We Treat

Learn more about our Bowel Management WorkshopsChildren with colon and rectal diseases often suffer from more than physical symptoms. The social stigma these illnesses have can leave children feeling ashamed, depressed, and alone.

At the Colorectal Center for Children at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, we manage the entire spectrum of your child's colorectal problem — from the medical to the mental and social.

Our team provides complete treatment plans and family-centered care for each child's unique case of colorectal disease.

Common colon and rectal problems we treat include:

Get a Referral or Schedule a Consult at the Colorectal Center

The Colorectal Center for Children requires referrals from primary care doctors or other Children’s Hospital specialists.

Patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may need authorization from their insurance provider and primary care doctor.

The Center must receive all required referral and authorization forms before your child's visit.

To schedule a consult or appointment with a colorectal surgeon at Children’s, call the Pediatric Surgery office at 412-692-7280.