Colon and Rectal Surgery
Our specialty-trained surgeons are committed to the highest standards for the diagnosis (endoscopy, rigid and flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and endoscopic polypectomy) as well as the medical and surgical management of the diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. Our surgeons coordinate their diagnosis and treatment procedures with gastroenterologists, endoscopists, and the cancer experts at the Smilow Cancer Center, and throughout the northeast. This team approach provieds the greatest continuity and highest standard of care. When surgery will provide the best outcome for their patients, our surgeons will gladly discuss all surgical options and help you decide what is best for you or your patient. They specialize in both open and laparoscopic (minimally invasive procedures) procedures for diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.
- Sphincter preserving surgery
- Transanal excision of cancer
- Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS)
- Bowel resection, ostomy
- Laparoscopic management of complicated or uncomplicated diverticulitis
- Laparoscopic proctocolectomy and J-pouch