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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Doylestown Health offers comprehensive care to treat conditions related to the colon, rectum, anus and small intestine. Our colon and rectal surgeons are board-certified and fellowship-trained, and specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of these disorders. Our surgeons are experts in smaller proctologic ailments, as well as complex and robotic surgery to treat cancer and other serious colon and rectal conditions. Robotic surgery allows our physicians greater precision and dexterity with three-dimensional visualization, resulting in smaller incisions and reduced discomfort and scarring.

Colon and Rectal Conditions

Our surgeons evaluate and treat a broad range of colon and rectal health issues, including:

  • Anal abscess/fistula
  • Anal cancer
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal warts/condylomata
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Colon cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Large bowel obstruction
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Polyps of the colon and rectum
  • Pruritus ani
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Ulcerative colitis

Diagnosis and Treatment

Doylestown Health's colon and rectal surgeons are highly skilled in performing the most advanced procedures, including robotic-assisted surgery. Common procedures include:

  • Anal and rectal ultrasound
  • Colonic stent
  • Colonoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel surgery (including "J pouches")
  • Laparoscopic/robotic colon surgery
  • Laparoscopic/robotic rectal surgery
  • Rectopexy for prolapse
  • Ostomy (ileostomy & colostomy)
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS)

Providers and Team

Doylestown Health's colon and rectal surgeons offer ready appointment access at convenient locations in Bucks County, PA.

Physicians performing colon and rectal surgery at Doylestown Hospital:

Physicians performing colon surgery at Doylestown Hospital:

Prepare for your visit by reading the Instructions for Surgery

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