Colon & Rectal Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island, New York 10305
The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital offers comprehensive and compassionate care for disorders of the colon, small intestine, rectum, and anus.
Using state-of-the-art technologies like endorectal ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and virtual colonoscopy, we diagnose and assess the full spectrum of colon and rectal disease. We offer surgical and non-surgical treatment options, using a team approach to develop a personalized care plan for you.
Should surgery be part of your treatment, our board certified surgeons are skilled in the most advanced, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques designed to minimize pain and discomfort and shorten recovery time.
Our multidisciplinary team will look at your specific needs at each stage of treatment, working together to bring you the best possible outcome. Specialists involved in your care may include:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Physical therapists
- Social workers
- Genetic counselors
Our patient-focused care treats the whole person, not just the disease.
Conditions we treat
Benign disorders of the colon and rectum
- Anal condylomas
- Anal fissures
- Anal fistula
- Colonic dysmotility
- Fecal incontinence
- Pilonidal cysts
- Rectal prolapse
- Colon and rectal cancer
- Polyps or adenomas
- Retrorectal tumors
Inflammatory bowel disease
- Crohn's disease
- Ulcerative colitis
Inherited colon and rectal syndromes
- Familial adenomatosis polyposis (FAP)
- Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome (HNPCC)
Genetic testing and colon cancer
We offer genetic counseling services to those who may be at risk for an inherited cancer syndrome. Our experts provide personalized risk assessments, education and the opportunity for genetic testing when appropriate. Click here to learn more about genetic testing and colon cancer.
Colorectal cancer health risk assessment
Screening and early detection save lives.
To take our free online health assessment, click here. Then bring the results along on your next doctor’s visit and discuss with your physician.