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The Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery is an international leader in surgical treatments for all conditions affecting the lower intestinal tract (colon and rectum). Using the latest research and technology, we help you achieve optimal health and well-being.
Our colon and rectal surgeons have extensive experience treating all colon and rectal conditions.
The Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery includes academic surgeons who perform over 1,000 surgeries per year. Our surgeons are experts in the most innovative and advanced surgical techniques available, making them uniquely qualified to treat complex or challenging cases.
Our surgeons use the most advanced surgical techniques and technology available. We specialize in minimally invasive techniques — including laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical procedures — which offer effective care for our patients with less pain and shorter recovery.
As a scientifically based, academic institution, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments. Our dedication to improving the health of patients with colon and rectal disorders extends to innovative research programs.
To support you throughout your journey, we provide you with a dedicated care team, including surgeons, nurses and staff. Our surgeons and nurses will empower you with information about your condition and treatment options, and together with your surgeon, you will determine the best treatment plan based on your specific condition, lifestyle goals and overall health.
Our doctors diagnose and treat all colorectal conditions with compassion. Patients from around the region seek care from the Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery because of our surgeons’ depth and breadth of expertise.
Our Division has gained national recognition for specialized and innovative procedures to treat complex, challenging and rare colorectal conditions. We provide the most advanced procedures possible to help all patients. For example, we are leaders in treating endometriosis of the bowel, HIPEC procedures and other innovative treatment procedures.
Whether you visit us virtually through a video visit or you see us in person, you can be assured that we will deliver the highest standards of care with compassion.
If you would like a remote second opinion, we can connect you directly with expert physicians and specialists at Weill Cornell Medicine. Learn more about WCM OnDemand Second Opinion.
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"Dr Yeo made an otherwise embarrassing exam as respectful and caring as possible, and I felt total confidence in her medical acumen. I left feeling grateful that such devoted physicians like Dr Yeo still exist in today’s hurried medical world."
"Dr. Hunt is a kind, caring and knowledgeable doctor with a very positive aura. I had an initial consultation with him and he recommended me to get a surgery. I was also able to get all my questions answered over phone and email with this staff Heidi and Patricia who are also very well mannered and caring. My surgery with Dr Hunt went by smoothly and I did not have any pain that I thought I would’ve had! He answered all my follow-up questions or concerns and his team was able to help me whenever I needed them! Excellent doctor. He deserves more than 5 stars!"
"I have been a patient of Dr Lowenfelds for over a year now. From the very beginning the attention and compassion in caring for me are excellent. Colorectal issues can be intimidating and sensitive and Dr Lowenfeld and her team have been open and supportive with everything."