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In the Children’s National Colorectal Program we offer integrated care and treatment for the full range of common and complex disorders of the colon and rectum. 

Anorectal Malformations or Imperforate Anus

Our colorectal surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations, a congenital defect also known as imperforate anus that occurs when a baby's anal opening, rectum and associated nerves do not properly develop. Learn more about how our surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations.

Cloacal Malformations

We offer the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment for cloacal malformations, a type of anorectal malformation that occurs in developing female fetuses.