Pediatric Colorectal Center (PCC)

Pediatric Surgeons at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team that includes urologists, pediatricians and advanced practice nurses to treat the individual needs of each patient. The goal of our colorectal center is to provide children with anal-rectal disorders advanced care and rehabilitation that frees them from social stigma and allows them to live and play like other children.

Children 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. 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.

Pediatric Surgeons at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team that includes urologists, pediatricians and advanced practice nurses to treat the individual needs of each patient. The goal of our colorectal center is to provide children with anal-rectal disorders advanced care and rehabilitation that frees them from social stigma and allows them to live and play like other children.Common colon and rectal problems we treat include:

Medical and Surgical Services

  • Appendicostomy (MACE)
  • Bowel Management
  • Cecostomy tube managment
  • Colonic Irrigation
  • Enema Administration
  • Ostomy Closure

Shriners Success Story

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Patient Evaluation

Patients are seen in the Shriners Hospital Pediatric Colorectal Center (PCC) clinic where the Pediatric Surgery team evaluates each patient and develops a treatment plan based on the individual needs of each child.

The Medical Team

Diana Farmer, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon in Chief

Shinjiro (Shin) Hirose, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Surgery

Jacob C. Langer, M.D.
Visiting Pediatric Surgeon

Payam Saadai, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon

Rebecca Anne Stark, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon

Jacob T. Stephenson, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon

 

Patient Referral

916-453-2191
916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

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