Hirschsprung Disease in Infants & Children
June 10th, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
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Cincinnati Children's offers this live, online Q&A for parents of infants and children born with Hirschsprung disease. During this event, our co-hosts, Jason Frischer, MD, and Lyndsey Jackson, RN, BSN, CPN, will answer questions from you and other families online in real-time.

About Hirschsprung Disease:
Hirschsprung disease is a complex condition that can cause severe constipation and many related complications.

The Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s is a leader in the surgical management and ongoing care for infants and children with Hirschsprung disease.

We treat patients with Hirschsprung disease from birth through childhood, and have the expertise to treat complex cases, such as those involving Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis, chronic constipation and incontinence.

Jason Frischer, MD
Jason Frischer, MD, is a pediatric colorectal surgeon and director of the Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children's. Dr. Frischer has specialized expertise in pediatric colorectal surgery including Hirschsprung disease, fecal incontinence and constipation. He also specializes in neonatal surgery and minimally invasive surgery techniques. Dr. Frischer has been named one of Cincy Magazine's Best Doctors and one of U.S. News & World Report's “Top Doctors” on several occasions.
Lyndsey Jackson, RN, BSN, CPN
Lyndsey Jackson, RN, BSN, CPN is a certified pediatric nurse at the Peña Colorectal Center. Lyndsey joined Cincinnati Children’s in 2002 and has been with the Colorectal Center since 2005. Lyndsey has helped spread knowledge of pediatric colorectal nursing through participation in two surgical mission trips (one to Honduras and one to Serbia). She has also spoken at the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA) and co-hosts a three-day nursing conference at Cincinnati Children’s to share knowledge about caring for children with Hirschsprung disease.
Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s

The Peña Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s is the first and most comprehensive, multidisciplinary pediatric colorectal center in the world. Each year, our team cares for more than 800 patients with Hirschsprung disease, anorectal malformations, inflammatory bowel disease and other colorectal conditions.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s as one of the nation’s top three pediatric hospitals, as well as third in the nation for gastroenterology and urology.

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Experts from Cincinnati Children's will answer questions about the topic on live streaming video. You can watch or participate anonymously by creating an unidentifiable username when you submit your questions during the event.