Spina Bifida Transition Clinic

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The Spina Bifida Transition Clinic is designed for children, adolescents and young adults from birth to age 22.

In those diagnosed with it, spina bifida affects the spinal cord and causes some problems with functioning and paralysis, and/or lack of sensation in the area below the site where the spine is malformed. This is a generic condition that occurs prior to birth.

Members of the spina bifida clinical team are:

  • Anne Stanton, (Clinic Coordinator), MSN, RN, pediatric clinical nurse specialist
  • Jean Stork, MS, RD, LD, registered dietitian
  • Hanger Orthotics/Prosthetics (On Call), RPT, CO
  • John Gatti, M.D., pediatric urologist
  • Susan Cannon, PT, MS, Physical Therapist
  • Vicki L. Miller, LSCSW, Special Health Services

On the Web

For more information on Spina Bifida, go to the NINDS website.

Last modified: Oct 25, 2012
Appointments are the first Thursday of February, May, August and November at 1 p.m. in the Medical Office Building, third floor, Pediatric Clinic.

Outpatient Surgery Center is on the second floor of University of Kansas Hospital.

For an appointment, call Anne Stanton at
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