Colorectal surgeons are specialists in the treatment of the lower gastrointestinal (GI) system, including the small and large bowel (or colon), the rectum, and the anus. They are trained general surgeons with additional fellowship training in specialized techniques for surgery on these organs. The most common disorders treated are cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and hemorrhoids. Specialized techniques include robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, transanal surgery, and colonoscopy.
Proliance colorectal surgeons provide comprehensive care of colon and rectal concerns, including: