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Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

What is Colorectal Surgery?

Colorectal surgery refers to a variety of procedures used to repair damage to the colon, rectum, anus and pelvic floor caused by diseases of the lower digestive tract.

Colon and rectal surgeons typically treat the following areas of the gastrointestinal tract:

  • Small intestine
  • Large intestine or colon
  • Rectum - the end of the large intestine
  • Anus - the end of the intestinal tract where the sphincter muscle opens and closes the rectum to outside of the body

This can include treatments for:

  • Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Fissures
  • Polyps

We offer symptomatic relief and treatment for a wide range of conditions.

Minimally Invasive for Faster Recovery Times

Midwest Surgical Specialists colon and rectal physicians are trained in the latest techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum.

Our approach to treatment is tailored to the specific needs of each individual patient. We offer the greatest level of comfort and minimally invasive techniques, which reduce recovery time, minimize hospital stay and facilitate return to normal daily activity.

If you are experiencing any discomfort or changes in bowel movements consult your primary care provider.  Preventative testing is also available.

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