Erin Teeple, M.D., is the only surgeon in the United States board-certified in both adult colorectal surgery and pediatric general surgery. She completed her adult colorectal surgery training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, and her pediatric surgery training at Nemours Children’s Health, a Jefferson-affiliated hospital in Wilmington, DE. She is a skilled and experienced pediatric surgeon with a focus on colorectal transitional care for our patients with congenital and acquired colorectal disease.
As an active committee member in both the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), Dr. Teeple regularly makes contributions to improving transitional care. She has written book chapters is the ASCRS textbook on pediatric colorectal disease, as well as contributions in other important texts, and has numerous peer-reviewed publications, presentations and book chapters in the fields of general pediatric surgery as well as colon and rectal surgery. She was the site principal investigator in an NIH-granted study looking at enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery in the pediatric population.
Dr. Teeple has a particular expertise in children and adults with motility and pelvic floor disorders, as well as inflammatory bowel disease. To bring her skills to Children’s National, she was recruited by Marc Levitt, M.D., in 2022 to direct the Children’s National Colorectal Transition Program in collaboration with MedStar Washington Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital.