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Internationally Recognized Expertise

A multidisciplinary group of specialists works together to assess each child’s unique medical and surgical needs and to provide expert care in order to optimize your child’s functional capacity and their overall well-being.

The Spina Bifida care team includes members from the following services:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social services
  • Urology
  • Wheelchair/equipment specialists

Conditions We Treat

  • Spina Bifida
  • Tethered cord
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Other congenital or acquired abnormalities

Partnering for Optimal Care

With state-of-the-art imaging capabilities and a team of dedicated providers, the Spina Bifida and Related Disorders Program at MGHfC provides early diagnosis and comprehensive treatment across all ages in order 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.