Colon and Rectal Surgery

For a complete description of services related to colon and rectal surgery, please visit our web site at: Weill Cornell Colorectal Surgery

Weill Cornell Colon and Rectal Surgery offers state-of-the-art care in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders affecting the lower gastrointestinal tract, specifically the colon, rectum, and anus. These disorders include colon and rectal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular diseases, and functional problems such as rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence, anal fissures, hemorrhoids and a host of other related problems.

Our colon and rectal surgical staff has developed a unique depth and breadth of experience, serving a specialized center known for leading-edge medical, surgical and after-care knowledge and techniques. Colorectal surgeons specialize in the minimal access approaches to colon and rectal surgery using laparoscopic techniques that have been developed over the last ten years. Laparoscopic surgery has a range of benefits, including decreased post-operative pain, shorter post-operative recovery time, and less noticeable scarring.

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