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Hirschsprung Disease Course

This two-day intensive course will teach “State of the Art” and important technical details for the successful diagnosis, treatment, and post-operative care for Hirschsprung’s disease patients.

Hirschsprung Disease (S3:E3)

Learn about the diagnosis, management and new treatments being explored for Hirschsprung disease from pediatric colorectal surgeon Dr. De La Torre, MD.

Hirschsprung Disease Course: A Workshop for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Postoperative Care of Hirschsprung Disease

Led by Dr. Luis De La Torre, Dr. Alberto Peña and Dr. Andrea Bischoff, renowned pediatric surgeons, the Hirschsprung Course is a three-day workshop.

Hirschsprung Disease Surgery and Fecal Incontinence

Hirschsprung disease research highlights the importance of preserving the anal canal in surgery to avoid fecal incontinence in children.


Hirschsprung Disease

Hirschsprung disease affects babies born without enough nerve cells in their intestines. Learn how experts at Children's Hospital Colorado diagnose and treat patients with Hirschsprung disease.

Ankush Gosain, MD

Ankush Gosain, MD

Surgery - Pediatric, Surgery

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Noah: Not Just Surviving, but Thriving, with Hirschsprung Disease

Noah had been dealing with complications due to Hirschsprung disease since birth. Once his family found the right colorectal surgeon, they knew it would make all the difference and they even followed their new surgeon across the country to Children’s Colorado in order to continue treatment.

Colorectal and Urogenital Care Medical Education Videos

For healthcare providers seeking colorectal medical education and information about cloacal malformations, repair and the PSARP surgery created by Dr. Alberto Peña.

Luis De La Torre-Mondragon, MD

Luis De La Torre-Mondragon, MD

Surgery - Pediatric

Michael Arnold, MD

Michael Arnold, MD

Pathology, Pathology - Pediatric

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Conditions We Treat at the International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care

We evaluate and treat patients with anorectal malformations (imperforate anus), cloaca, cloacal exstrophy, Hirschsprung disease, idiopathic constipation and other conditions that affect bowel control.

Everett: Hirschsprung Disease and the Search for the Right Surgeon

Everett’s medical journey took him from California to Colorado in search of the right surgeon to treat Hirschsprung disease.

John Wiersch, MD

John Wiersch, MD

Surgery - Pediatric, Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Is the Appendix a Good Organ to Diagnose Total Colonic Aganglionosis?

Total colonic aganglionosis, a rare form of Hirschsprung disease, can be reliably diagnosed using appendix biopsies if no nerve cells are found in the appendix.

Hirschsprung o Estreñimiento con el Dr. Luis De La Torre (S1:E6)

Hay grandes diferencias entre la enfermedad de Hirschsprung y el estreñimiento. Escuchen a nuestros expertos pediátricos conversar sobre las diferencias.

Andrea Bischoff, MD

Andrea Bischoff, MD

Surgery - Pediatric

Pediatric Colorectal and Urogenital Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Find information and education for physicians and healthcare professionals here, from the experts at the International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Pediatric Surgery Medical Education Videos

Watch educational videos intended to help pediatric surgeons expand their knowledge and increase their level of care.

Schwann Cells a Novel Source of Neurons in the Human Gastrointestinal Tract

Our researchers sought to learn if there are neurons in the human distal GI tract with features of both Schwann cell/glia and neurons. Learn about their study results.

Second Opinions for Colorectal and Urogenital Care

Ask our leading colorectal surgery team for a second opinion regarding your child’s colorectal or urogenital care.