Colorectal surgery is used to treat a variety of conditions affecting the anus, rectum and colon. This includes frequently seen benign problems such as hemorrhoids, fissures and fistulas, as well as the management of malignant tumors of the bowel. For complex referral cases, reoperative colorectal surgery, anorectal surgery and open and laparoscopic surgery for benign, oncologic and inflammatory bowel disease are utilized, as well.
The colorectal disease specialists at North Shore-LIJ are experts in diagnosing and treating disorders of the anus, rectum, small intestines and colon. We work closely with board-certified gastroenterologists and medical oncologists to provide surgical cures for conditions that do not respond well to medical interventions.
Conditions we treat include:
Our division performs a wide spectrum of procedures for colorectal disease. We work with patients and their referring physicians to determine what surgical procedure is best for their specific needs. Some of the treatments and services we offer include: