Colon and Rectal Surgery
In addition to our surgical faculty, there is an exceptional group of well trained nurses and staff who work to care for and educate patients on the Colon and Rectal Surgery service at Wake Forest Baptist Health.
Brian Peacock, PA
Lyn Wooten, RN,MSN
GI Oncology Coordinator
Gail Hurt, RN, MA Ed, LPC, CGN
Genetics Nurse Coordinator
Associate Director, Hereditary Cancer Program
A team of Wound Ostomy, Continence Nurses: (WOCN) These nurses provide inpatient and outpatient teaching and assist with the management of ostomies, tube or skin problems. They act as a resource for nursing and other hopsital staff concerning wounds, ostomies and bowel and urinary continence.
Coordination with other specialists at Wake Forest Baptist Health assures comprehensive care of our patients.
- Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Wake Forest Baptist Health Gastroenterology
- Hereditary Cancer Program: Genetic counseling, screening and testing is available for at risk patients and family member
- Advanced Imaging Facilities and Radiologists: Specialized techniques of computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) Enterography, MRI and ERUS staging of rectal cancer assist in the diagnosis and individualized treatment planning for our patients.