Penn Colon and Rectal Surgery is dedicated to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.
Our unique approach enables us to work as a team, providing patients with the expert care across subspecialties.
Penn Medicine colorectal surgeons are dedicated to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus our surgeons strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective medical care with dignity and compassion. A multidisciplinary approach enables us to work as a team, providing patients with the expert care across subspecialties.
Our primary focus is the diagnosis and treatment of diseases arising in the anus, rectum, and large bowel (colon). We treat patients with diverse problems, including colon, rectal, and anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), diverticular disease, problems with fecal incontinence and prolapse, as well as hemorrhoids, fissures, and fistulas.
A combination of high level experience and pioneering work in surgical techniques and procedures means an individualized treatment plan tailored to each patient.
Individualized treatment plans include:
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