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Pediatric Spinal Cord Disorders Program

The Spinal Cord Disorders Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides comprehensive and coordinated care for children and young adults with congenital or acquired abnormalities of the spinal cord.

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Overview

Our experts specialize in the care of children with neural tube defects, tethered cord, spinal dysraphism (spina bifida), traumatic injuries to the spine and many other conditions.

Internationally Recognized Expertise in Spinal Cord Disorders

A multidisciplinary group of specialists works together to assess each child’s unique medical and surgical needs and provides expert care to optimize the child’s functional capacity and his or her overall well-being.

The Spinal Cord Disorders Care Team includes members from the following services:

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social services
  • Urology
  • Wheelchair/equipment/bracing specialists

Partnering to Provide Optimal Surgical Care

With state-of-the-art imaging capabilities and a team of dedicated providers, the Spinal Cord Disorders Program at MGHfC provides early diagnosis and comprehensive treatment across all ages to ensure the best possible outcomes. Once your child reaches adulthood, the pediatric and adult specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital work collaboratively to allow a seamless transition of care.

Contact us

To schedule a consultation or get more information about the Pediatric and Adolescent Spinal Cord Disorders Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, call 617-726-7552.

Schedule a consultation 617-726-7552

Request an appointment

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