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"Pediatric Colorectal Maladies and the Transition to Adulthood"

Dr. Meagan Costedio, MD

Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at 7 pm EST

Dr. Meagan Costedio is a colorectal surgeon at UH Ahuja Medical Center where she serves as Medical Director of Colorectal Surgery, Chair of Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, and is also Associate Professor at CWRU School of Medicine.

She graduated from medical school at the University of Vermont where she also completed General Surgery residency. She went on to complete Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Cleveland, OH). She has a special interest in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and will be discussing the transition of pediatric patients into adulthood.

Please join us on Sunday as Dr. Costedio shares her expertise!

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Rishi Batra (Mayo Clinic)

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Punam Parikh (Baylor)

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