Colon & Rectal Surgery

Comprehensive Colon, Rectal, and Anal Care
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Committed to providing the safest and most patient-focused clinical care possible

Offering the latest in diagnosis and treatment for colorectal and anal disorders, Rochester Regional Health’s Colon & Rectal Surgery team is home to surgeons committed to providing the safest and most patient-focused clinical care possible. Our expert providers have completed advanced training in the treatment of colorectal problems and minimally-invasive surgical procedures. If cancers or gastrointestinal conditions are interrupting your life, schedule an appointment today.

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A Team Approach to Exceptional Care

Board-certified and fellowship-trained in colon and rectal surgery, the experienced colorectal surgeons at Rochester Regional Health collaborate with you and your primary care physician to ensure you receive the best possible care.

We understand the unique challenges that people with colon and rectal problems may face. We aim to treat every one of our patients with compassion and respect while providing collaborative, efficient care.

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Why Choose Rochester Regional Health?

Our surgeons are in the top 1% of surgeons who perform robotic colon & rectal surgery and have completed advanced fellowship training in addition to their board certifications. We were the first group of fully board-certified colon and rectal surgeons to offer robotic colorectal surgery in New York, and are internationally recognized for providing some of the highest volumes of surgeries.

The Colon & Rectal Surgery team is committed to providing the most patient-focused, effective clinical care possible. As specialists in the evaluation of lower intestinal disorders, our colon and rectal surgeons perform routine screening examinations, treat benign and malignant conditions, and treat problems of the anus, colon, rectum, and small intestine.

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When to See a Colorectal Specialist

Experts on the digestive system and reproductive systems, colon and rectal surgeons should be seen if you develop any of the following symptoms or conditions:

  • Anal or groin abscesses or boils
  • Black stools with a sticky, tar-like texture
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Ongoing or unexplained diarrhea
  • Ongoing or unexplained constipation
  • Severe abdominal, anal, or rectal pain
  • Unexplained itching or burning around your anus

Our surgeons are also here to help if you have a colon, rectal, or anal condition that requires ongoing monitoring and/or specialized care.

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Optimal Care for Older Adults

Focused on recognizing the unique physiological, social, and treatment goals of our aging surgical patients, our Geriatric Surgery Program was the first of its kind in the United States. Offered at Unity Hospital, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and Clifton Springs Hospital, this program provides patients with personalized surgical plans created to meet their needs and ideal outcomes.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colon, rectal, and anal cancers are preventable, and with early detection, have a high survival and cure rate. Take our Colorectal Cancer Screening Quiz to see if you may be at risk for colon, rectal, or anal cancer, and get an appointment on your calendar today.
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