Pediatric Colorectal Surgery: Tips & Tricks (Paperback)
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About the Author
Dr Marc Levitt has focused his career on enhancing the care of children with colorectal and pelvic reconstructive needs. He has cared for children from all 50 of the United States and over 75 countries and has performed more than 15,000 pediatric colorectal procedures. He has written three textbooks and this is his fourth, as well as over 300 scientific articles in this subject area. Dr. Levitt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, a fellowship in Pediatric Colorectal Surgery at Schneider Children's Hospital and a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children's Hospital of Buffalo. His work extends to educating students, surgeons, other medical colleagues, and nurses, as well as developing integrated centers throughout the world to ensure that all children have access to quality colorectal care. He is actively engaged in helping patients, their doctors, and nurses in resource limited locations through the organization Colorectal Team Overseas, www.ctoverseas.org. He is the Chief of the Division of Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstruction at Children's National Hospital, in Washington DC, a uniquely integrated team of pediatric colorectal surgeons, urologists, gynecologists, gastroenterologists, and nurses and is a professor of surgery at George Washington University School of Medicine.