Colon and Rectal Surgery
The Colon and Rectal Surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Health treat the full spectrum of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. These include:
Colon, Rectal and Anal Cancer
Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes (FAP and Lynch syndrome)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease)
Benign diseases of the anorectum (Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal fistulae, pilonidal cyst)
Faculty are fellowship trained specialists who can provide the latest effective treatment methods. These include minimally invasive procedures (laparoscopy and robotic surgery), transanal microscopic endosurgery (TEM), sphincter preserving cancer surgery as well as traditional open surgery. Our surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Wake Forest Baptist Health focuses on using a multi-disciplinary, multi-expert approach to obtain comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of colon, rectal and anal disorders. To ensure this, the colon and rectal surgeons work closely with gastroenterologists, radiologists, oncologists, wound ostomy care nurses and nutrition specialists.