Alberto Peña, MD, Colorectal Center

  • Our Partners in Collaborative Care

    We collaborate with pediatric specialists in gastroenterology, urology, gynecology and many other divisions within the hospital to best meet your needs both medically and psycho-socially.  For your non-medical / psycho-social needs, our social worker is available to assist you or direct you to the appropriate resource.  The colorectal social worker can be reached at 513-636-3247 or 513-636-3240 (Option 4).

    Some of the Cincinnati Children's in-house departments that we work closely with include:

    Guest Services

    As part of our services for travelling patients, Guest Services can help you plan your travel details – before and after you arrive – so you can concentrate on your child. Read more.

    Financial Services

    If you do not have insurance and are worried about paying your child’s medical bills, a financial counselor may be able to help. Learn more about services available.

    Special Needs Resources

    Our Special Needs Resource Directory houses information about programs available for many different needs a family may have. Learn more about the services available.

    The International Patient Care Program

    The International Patient Care Program offers special services to patients and families who are coming from outside the United States to Cincinnati Children’s.  They are dedicated to making the experience of patients, families and their referring physicians as easy and comfortable as possible. The program also serves as a contact and resource for families, foreign providers, payers and other international organizations. Read more.

    Child Life

    Staff will support your family’s visit by explaining the care process, providing emotional support and even playing with your child. We work to make your child’s experience a positive one. Read more.

    The Family Resource Center

    The Family Resource Center is the place to turn to learn about children’s health conditions and community resources. Our caring, professional staff listen to your needs and offer up-to-date, educational information about health conditions, as well as helpful resources available in the community. Learn more about resources available.

  • Colorectal Treatments / Surgery

    Our physicians create treatment plans based on your child’s condition, history, diagnostics, and clinical evaluation. Treatments include pull-throughs, dilatations and bowel management, among others.

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