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Spina bifida clinic

Spina bifida care

spina bifida patient

Children with spina bifida, a birth defect of the spine and spinal cord, can display a range of abnormalities, ranging from mild defects to severe deformities. Whatever the circumstances, our specialists in the spina bifida clinic – part of our interdisciplinary Neurosciences Center – focus on maximizing function, minimizing future problems and optimizing the quality of your child's life. 

Thorough evaluation, complex surgical treatment, ongoing monitoring and family support throughout your child's development are all part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Services may include: 

  • Prenatal diagnostic ultrasound 
  • Corrective casts 
  • Orthotics 
  • Surgical procedures 

Multispecialty care for patients with spina bifida

Our teams at CHoR are here to care for your child. Our neuroscience team works closely with specialists in urology, orthopaedics, nephrologydevelopmental pediatrics and social work.

 
Joanna Horstmann
Joanna Horstmann MD Orthopaedic surgery, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, Sports medicine Read more
Victoria Kuester
Victoria Kuester MD Orthopaedic surgery, Center for Craniofacial Care, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, Sports medicine, Vascular birthmarks/malformations, Neurofibromatosis program Read more
Eugenio Monasterio
Eugenio Monasterio MD Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Spasticity Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic, Concussion/traumatic brain injury, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic Read more
Ann Ritter
Ann Ritter MD Neurosurgery, Center for Craniofacial Care, Spasticity Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic Read more
Gary Tye
Gary Tye MD, FAANS Neurosurgery, Center for Craniofacial Care, Spasticity Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic, Neurofibromatosis program Read more

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