Alberto Peña, MD, Colorectal Center

  • Colorectal Center Founding Director Alberto Peña, MD, hugs a patient.

    The First and Most Comprehensive Pediatric Colorectal Center in the World

    No other pediatric medical center can offer more comprehensive, expert help for your child with a complex colorectal condition than the Peña Colorectal Center, part of the Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery Division at Cincinnati Children’s. Founded by internationally renowned surgeon Alberto Peña, MD, the center is an international leader in treatment, research and education. The Peña Colorectal Center is proud to be collaborating with several key international centers to help develop similar programs. 

    Anorectal Malformations in Children - Q & A

    Watch a video recording of an online Q&A that took place in May 2014 from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The discussion is for families with children diagnosed with anorectal malformations. During this video, our co-hosts, Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD and Monica Holder, BSN, RN, CPN, discuss treatment approaches for children with anorectal malformations and answer questions from families. Watch the video.

  • Conditions Treated

    The Peña Colorectal Center provides specialized care for complex colorectal conditions, including Hirschsprung disease, fecal incontinence, and idiopathic constipation. Read More
  • Treatments / Surgery

    Our physicians create treatment plans based on your child’s condition, history, diagnostics, and clinical evaluation. Our goal is to achieve the best possible functional outcome to help each patient enjoy an exceptional quality of life.Read more