Diseases of the colon and rectum such as colon cancer, diverticulitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, fistulas and constipation to name a few, are some of the most common, and at times most complicated and anxiety provoking problems faced by patients today. As the region’s largest provider of health care services, St. Joseph’s Health offers a comprehensive and compassionate approach to the treatment of colon and rectal diseases.
We recognize that these are very “sensitive” problems and we make every effort to reduce the associated stress and concern in a dignified manner. We explore surgical and non-surgical treatment options to your disease process and when surgery is indicated our highly trained staff offers the latest advancements in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. We Strive to provide the very best care for you and your family by utilizing a “team approach” centered on the patient and including the primary care and referring physicians in the diagnostic process. We also incorporate the expertise of St. Joseph’s Health’s extensive network of specialists as needed.
Some of the specialized services we offer include surgery for:
- Colon and Rectal Cancer
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery
- Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis), including J-pouch surgery
- Colonic polyps
- Rectal polyps
- Rectal prolapse
- Anal cancer
- Ano-rectal surgery (hemorrhoids, fissure, abscess, fistulas)
- Anal and rectal pain syndromes
- Pilonidal disease
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For more information or to schedule a consultation please contact us at 973.754.2460.