Live Events

Live Q&A: Treatment of Anorectal Malformations

5.16.19
12:00 PM EDT
FREE
Live Q&A: Treatment of Anorectal Malformations

Cincinnati Children’s is offering a live, online Q&A for parents of children with Anorectal Malformations (ARM).

During our event, Aaron Garrison, MD, and Megan Wittenberg, BSN, RN, will provide an overview of available ARM treatments and will answer questions in real-time. 

The Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s is one of the most comprehensive pediatric colorectal centers in the world. Each year, our team cares for more than 700 patients with Hirschsprung disease, anorectal malformations, inflammatory bowel disease and other colorectal conditions. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s the nation’s second-best pediatric hospital.

 

                                                          


Description

Cincinnati Children’s is offering a live, online Q&A for parents of children with Anorectal Malformations (ARM).

 

During our event, Aaron Garrison, MD, and Megan Wittenberg, BSN, RN, will provide an overview of available ARM treatments and will answer questions in real-time. 

 

 

The Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s is one of the most comprehensive pediatric colorectal centers in the world. Each year, our team cares for more than 700 patients with Hirschsprung disease, anorectal malformations, inflammatory bowel disease and other colorectal conditions. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s the nation’s second-best pediatric hospital.

 


Faculty

Faculty

Jason Frischer, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

Dr. Frischer is the director of the Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Downstate and went on to complete his general surgery and chief residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he focused his training on inflammatory bowel disease. Additionally, he spent two years as the ECMO fellow and postdoctoral research fellow in angiogenesis at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Frischer completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Frischer has a special interest in pediatric colorectal surgery including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), Hirschsprung’s disease anorectal malformations (ARM), fecal incontinence and constipation.

Aaron Garrison, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

Dr. Aaron Garrison recently joined the Cincinnati Children’s Colorectal Center after spending the past five years as a pediatric general and colorectal surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital. Prior to joining Akron Children’s, he completed a pediatric surgery fellowship with a focus on colorectal surgery at Cincinnati Children’s, working closely with Dr. Jason Frischer, the Colorectal Center’s director. Dr. Garrison earned his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI, and completed his surgical internship, residency and pediatric surgery research fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Megan Wittenberg, BSN, RN
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

Megan Wittenberg, a Colorectal Center Registered Nurse, graduated Cum Laude, from the Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Cincinnati, in 2015. She brings three years of experience on a medical-surgical floor that cared for patients having various surgical procedures and gastrointestinal diseases.  She joined Cincinnati Children’s Colorectal Center in July of 2018.

Agenda

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Q&A: Treatment of Anorectal Malformations
Dr. Garrison, Dr. Frischer, and RN Megan Wittenberg will discuss the latest trends in treating ARM conditions, and answer questions live.
Jason Frischer, MD
Aaron Garrison, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Megan Wittenberg, BSN, RN