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for Spina Bifida/Myelomeningocele

Spina Bifida/Myelomeningocele
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Document neurological symptoms and signs, prior surgical therapy. Chart growth in head circumference.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit MRI/CT/Ultrasound of head
MRI/Ultrasound of spine
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Spina Bifida Association
Myelomeningocele Program website
Appointment Timeframe Patients with clearly progressive weakness or bowel/bladder dysfunction should be seen promptly. Please complete Consult Request form and fax to 734-615-3722.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients should hand carry non-UMHS films or CD's to appointment.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-5062
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Myelomeningocele Clinic Faculty
Hugh James Lauriston Garton MD
Cormac Oliver Maher MD
Karin Marie Muraszko MD
Revised on: 01/12/2015
    The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service can be reached via M-LINE at 1-800-962-3555. Ask to be connected to our offices, to the pediatric neurosurgeon on-call, or to a specific surgeon (Dr. Muraszko, Dr. Garton, Dr. Maher). Office voicemail is checked frequently and calls are returned within one hour during normal business hours. Calls outside of business hours are referred to the neurosurgery resident on call.