COLON RECTAL SURGERY
An Unpleasant Necessity That Can Save Your Life
Caring For Your Colon Is Easier Than You Think
Even if you drink lots of water, eat high-fiber foods and have a steady intake of vitamin D you can still be susceptible to colon issues like hemorrhoids and constipation. But the major one is colon cancer. Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer and 2nd leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.
That’s why it is so important to have a colonoscopy every year, especially if you are over the age of 50, to prevent and detect colon cancer. It can save your life.
What is Colon Rectal Surgery?
Colon rectal surgery or colorectal surgery deals with the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the intestine, colon, anus, and rectum. Colon and rectal surgeons have completed training in general surgery and advanced study in the treatment of colon and rectal issues.
This type of surgeon used to be called a proctologist, but nowadays they are called colon rectal surgeons.
Common Disorders Colorectal Surgeons Treat
- Anal Cancer
- Anal Fissure
- Anal Pain
- Anal Warts
- Bowel Incontinence
- Colon Rectum Polyps
- Colon Cancer
- Crohn’s Disease
- Diverticular Disease
- Fistula – Anal Abscess
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
- Pilonidal Disease
- Pruritus Ani
- Rectal Prolapse
FIND A TOP10MD COLORECTAL SURGEON NEAR YOU
There are hundreds of Colorectal Surgeons to choose from; however, not all doctors are created equal. Advanced Colon and rectal procedures take the skill and finesse of an experienced surgeon. That’s why we’ve selected your city’s best Colorectal Surgeons – to make the decision process easier for you and your family.
For your peace of mind, Top10MD Colorectal Surgeons’ credentials are validated yearly to verify medical licenses have no serious patient care sanctions, current Board Certifications in their given medical specialty, current DEA & DPS licenses, and malpractice insurance. A Top10MD has at least 5+ years experience or has performed 300+ procedures in their given specialty and a current Patient Satisfaction Score of 8.5 or higher.