Myelomeningocele Clinic

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The myelomeningocele clinic provides an interdisciplinary team approach to the care of infants, children and adolescents with neural tube defects and related disorders. Care team members include an orthopedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, urologist, developmental pediatrician, dietician, occupational therapist, a service coordinator and nursing staff.

Conditions We Treat

  • Spina bifida
  • Neural tube defects
  • Tethered cord
  • Caudal regression syndrome

Services We Offer

  • Consultation and treatment

Meet our team

Medical Director: Eileen Kasten, MD

Clinic Coordinator: Nancy Callahan, BSN, RN, BCMH service coordinator

Julie Dversdall, CPNP

Michael Albert, MD

James Lehner, MD

Laurence Kleiner, MD

Angela Hoersting, RN, CPNP

Stephanie Smith, RN, CPNP

Donald Nguyen, MD

Sara Conley, CNP

Missy Kuck, OT, OTR/L

Janet Squiers, PT

Glenda Christian, MS, RD, LD, dietitian

Heather Workman, MS, CGC, genetic counselor

Cyndi King, CO, orthotist

Kellie O’Riordan, car seat specialist


Third and fourth Wednesday morning of each month


Physician referral required for appointment.



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