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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is pleased to host the 6th Annual REACH Symposium. Medical professionals from across North America & REACH board members convene every year to discuss current Hirschsprung Disease (HD) research, educate families and raise more awareness for those living with & affected by Hirschsprung Disease. The event is FREE and all are welcome to attend, especially HD families. The event is child-friendly!

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Address: 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Register: Please register here on Eventbrite


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Topics will include:

– Introduction to Hirschsprung Disease
– When things don’t go as planned: Surgical Issues & Motility and Sphincter Issues
– Genetics of Hirschsprung Disease  and long-term non-colorectal issues
– Tips to improve outcomes after surgery for Hirschsprung Disease
– Hirschsprung Disease diet for improved outcomes
– Transitions: From adolescence to adulthood

Out of town guests can use the following hotel suggestions:

Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown
Address: 4422 Y St, Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

Hotel Med Park
Address: 2356 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-4000

Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento at CSUS
Address: 1875 65th St, Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 451-1135

Learn more about our Pediatric Colorectal Center here.

Make an Appointment

Please call our Referral Center to schedule an appointment, call (916) 453-2191 or via email at A Referral Coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate the best path for your child.
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