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The Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Conditions Center at Boston Children’s Hospital is world-renowned for its expert surgeons, pioneering spina bifida treatments, advanced spina bifida research and personalized care plans. Our approach is a collaborative team effort among specialists committed to making a difference for every child in our care. Families come to Boston Children’s from throughout the country for the peace of mind that their child is getting the best care for the best start in life.
A diagnosis of spina bifida is a life altering one. Your child will have very specific needs at each stage of his or her life. Our experts are with you every step of the way, helping you make informed decisions about advanced surgical treatments, ongoing therapies, daily challenges and the transition to adulthood.
We offer total care and testing and treatment in one comprehensive and multidisciplinary Center, for all spina bifida related conditions including: meningocele, lipomyelomeningocele, myelomeningocele, neural tube defects, chiari malformations, tethered cords, scoliosis, clubfoot and other bone deformities.
Our center has a long and rich history of being at the forefront of surgical advancements and provides a uniquely comprehensive approach to care. We offer:
Learn more about our promising spina bifida research.
For an appointment, more information or to obtain a second opinion for your child, please call us at 617-355-8532 or request an appointment online.
If you have a medical question about your child with spina bifida, please call our Nurse Line at 617-355-7704.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”