Colorectal Surgery Services at a Glance

Conditions treated – and the treatments offered – by Washington University colon and rectal surgeons include:

  • Cancer of the colon and rectum
    • Incidence, diagnosis and screening
      • Screening colonoscopy
      • Transrectal ultrasound for rectal cancer staging
    • Management of sporadic and hereditary colon and rectal cancers
    • Multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment
      • Radiation oncology
      • Medical oncology
      • Gastroenterology
      • Enterostomal therapy

Treatment techniques

    • Laparoscopic colon resection
    • Sentinel lymph node mapping
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Ulcerative colitis – restorative procedures
    • Crohn's disease – medical and surgical management
              
  • Laparoscopic colon surgery – diseases treated with:
    • Diverticulitis
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Crohn's disease
    • Colon polyps
    • Colon and rectal cancer
    • Rectal prolapse
    • Chronic constipation

  • Benign anorectal disorders
    • Fecal incontinence
    • Hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders
    • Pelvic floor disorders

  • Enterostomal therapy

  • Clinical research

To make an appointment with a colorectal surgeon, please call (314) 454-7177.