(From the August 2014 Issue of MedStat)
With the recruitment of internationally-known colorectal surgeon Marc Levitt, MD, Nationwide Children’s has established a Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction. The first of its kind, the center has combined Dr. Levitt’s pediatric surgical expertise with the hospital’s flagship Motility Center, led by renowned gastroenterologist Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD, Nationwide Children’s division chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. In addition, the Center will combine specialists from Urology and Gynecological services to create a resource for children with complex colorectal issues to see all specialists within a collaborative team. The combination of these specialists allows for the creation of individualized treatment plans for each patient. Dr. Di Lorenzo serves as medical director of the new center and Dr. Levitt serves as surgical director, as well as director of the newly established Pediatric Colorectal Fellowship.
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