Choosing the best colorectal program for your child
Children’s Mercy is home to one of a very few comprehensive colorectal centers in the nation. We take a team-based approach to care for children with colorectal conditionssuch as Hirschsprung disease and other anorectal and pelvic floor disorders.
At the Children's Mercy Comprehensive Colorectal Center (CCC), you will find the highest level of pediatric colorectal care. Your care team includes providers who are nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence. Children who we treat surgically receive the highest level care possible through our accredited surgery center.
Your treatment, all in one location
Colorectal conditions are often associated with several different systems of the body. Depending on your child’s particular condition, they may need specialists to help with the bladder, kidneys, spinal cord, gastrointestinal or reproductive systems.
Our team includes all the specialists your child might need. At our center, you will see them all in one appointment. Together, you and your team will work to find the best course of treatment for your child.
Children may require care throughout live. Your team at Children’s Mercy will help meet your child’s needs both now and in the future. By looking at the long-term benefits and risks of various treatment options, your care team will make every effort to give your child the best possible quality of life.