Dr. Levitt

Video explanation of Hirschsprungs Disease

Dr. Marc Levitt is Surgical Director for the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Here is a good simple accounting to learn just what this disease is about.

Dr. Marc Levitt is leaving Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Hirschsprungs Disease News: I received an email from Dr. Levitt today.  It’s sad news for the folks at Cincinnati Children’s but it’s good news for those little ones who are suffering form colo-rectal issues. Dr. Marc Levitt is moving to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.  He stated that… “it will be an incredible opportunity, to help [...]

post-op day 2

Had a great night last night. Joey Coop slept for us and all of his monitors cooperated and did not make too much noise. He is on new pain meds and they are still causing some itching so we have meds that help to lessen the itch! Today he will be taken off ng tube [...]

forgot to mention…surgery went AWESOME

he did GREAT in surgery.  It only lasted 3 hrs or so.  It went exactly as it was supposed to w/ no complications.  The patholgist confirmed that it is only 30% affected- so that 30% of colon is gone and his ostomy was pulled down and re-attached to rectum/anus.  His colon, which usually looks sort [...]