Colon & Rectal Surgery
Colon and rectal surgery focuses on the treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the intestinal tract, rectum, anus and peri-anal areas. This surgical specialty emphasizes the use of minimally invasive techniques whenever possible, since these typically lead to fewer complications and a faster, more comfortable healing for patients.
At Stamford Health Medical Group, our board-certified colorectal surgeons specialize in laparoscopic colon resection. Laparoscopic colon resection requires shorter recovery, less stress on the body and a shorter hospitalization.
Colorectal surgeons also perform the full range of screening and diagnostic tests for diseases, malignant and benign, affecting the colon and rectum, including colonoscopy.
Additionally, our colorectal surgeons treat a wide range of other diseases and conditions, including the following: