Alberto Peña, MD, Colorectal Center

  • For Healthcare Professionals

    The Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s encourages collaboration and learning opportunities for healthcare professionals. The center offers:

    • A bi-annual workshop
    • Periodic grand rounds
    • An e-newsletter with updates and news from our surgical program
    • A colorectal surgery fellowship, providing advanced clinical training
    • The Visiting Surgeons and Nurses Program
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    Biannual Colorectal Problems Workshop

    The Pediatric Colorectal Problems Workshop is held twice a year at Cincinnati Children’s. It highlights treatment techniques and provides live surgical demonstrations. We welcome pediatric surgeons, urologists, gynecologists and gastroenterologists and nurses who manage patients with colorectal issues.

    Grand Rounds

    Our grand rounds are open to all clinicians. For more information, call the continuing medical education office at 513-636-6732.


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    Colorectal Surgery Fellowship

    Our pediatric colorectal fellowship is designed for pediatric surgeons seeking advanced training from the most comprehensive, well-established colorectal center in the world. Research fellowships also are available. For more information about these opportunities, call 513-636-3240 or email

    Visiting Surgeons and Nurses Program

    This program invites clinicians to visit and learn more about the Peña Colorectal Center. Those who are credentialed can scrub in for surgery. For details about this program, call 513-636-3240 or email

  • Conditions Treated

    We treat a variety of conditions, ranging from anorectal malformations to Hirschsprung's disease.

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  • Treatments / Surgery

    We provide treatment and surgical options for many colorectal conditions.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The most recent fact sheet for the Alberto Peña, MD, Colorectal Center provides a snapshot view of the center, including contact and team information, advanced diagnosis and treatment options, as well as updated statistics and survival rates.