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Dr. Kyle Cologne

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Los Angeles, CA
14 years experience male

Locations

USC Colorectal - Citrus Valley location

Covina, CA

Address

315 N 3rd Avenue, Suite 304, Covina, CA
Directions

Office

Los Angeles, CA

Keck Hospital of USC - Pasadena Office

Pasadena, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Cologne is a native of Southern California. He completed his surgical training in Chicago at Rush University and Cook County Medical Centers. He excelled in laparoscopy (or minimally invasive surgery) and went on to complete specialized training in colon and rectal surgery. He now specializes in laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery, and the treatment of a variety of colorectal problems including: colon cancer, rectal cancer, and anorectal disorders including: hemorrhoids, incontinence, fistulas, fissures, and more. Dr. Cologne has authored numerous book chapters and articles in general and colorectal surgery. He has won numerous awards for his bedside manner from patients, and many of his senior mentors have commended his fund of knowledge and excellent technical skill in the operating room.

Specialties
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Surgery

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Unknown: While we don't entirely know what causes these, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and crohn's) appears to be caused by an autoimmune mech... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Capsule Endoscopy: Capsule endoscopy uses a small fiberoptic camera inside of a pill to take pictures of the lining of your intestines. It is designed to evaluate the pa... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
No: Jaundice in the newborn occurs for many reasons, most of them are harmless. It depends on the type of jaundice and duration as to whether a more serio... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
See a doctor: There are lots of reasons for this, including a fissure, fistula, abscess, and other anorectal problems. You should see a doctor to differentiate betw... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Fistula: You may have a perianal fistula or other anorectal problem that is causing bleeding. Typically this would involve examining the inside of the colon wi... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
No: There is no 'normal'. Stool colon depends on what you eat. In particular, red meat, chocolate, and forms of indigestible fiber, as well as supplements... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Similar: The function of the appendix is not entirely known, but it may serve as a home for certain bacteria that normally inhabit the intestine. It is importa... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
No.: Viral infection cannot cause gastrointestinal fistula, or an abnormal connection between the intestine and another structure (e.g. The skin). This is ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Repair: Enterocele is when the small bowel dips down into the pelvis and may prolapse out the vagina or other opening. Laparoscopic techniques involve minimal... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
IBS Duration: Ibs is lasts for a lifetime. There is no cure. It results from a hypersensitivity of the intestine to certain foods, stressful situations, or other st... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
CT: Virtual colonoscopy involves a bowel prep just like a regular colonoscopy. However, rather than a scope inserted via the anus to look at the inside wi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Irritants for IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome (or ibs) is aggravated by a number of different things. Most commonly, the list includes caffeine, alcohol, spicy foods, cons... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Fistula: A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: The prep is an electrolyte or osmotic solution designed to keep fluid within the bowel wall and cause diarrhea. Taking a dose in a short time will not... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Dilated, sick: Toxic megacolon is a dilation of the colon above 6 cm. It is typically associated with signs of severe illness (such as increased heart rate, fever, e... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Hemorrhoid Surgery: Hemorrhoid surgery is a procedure done to treat enlarged hemorrhoids. There are several variations, depending on the type of hemorrhoids you have, the... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
No: Sulfasalazine is a class of drugs used to treat inflammation in the colon. Stenosis, or stricturing is usually a sign of severe disease. This will req... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Colorectal Surgery: Colon and rectal surgery does not have a particular definition. In fact, it is a medical specialty that deals with problems in the colon, rectum, and ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
FOBT: Fecal occult blood testing is a tool you use at home to detect tiny amounts of blood in your stool. This may suggest that there is a polyp or cancer a... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Time for a checkup: While there are lots of benign reasons you may have this, it may represent a more serious condition, such as inflammatory bowel disease. You should sc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Inflammation: Mesenteric adenitis is a condition whereby an infection (usually a bacteria) causes inflammation that affects an area of the intestine. In particular ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Rectal Exam: A rectal exam is where a practitioner examines the last part of the colon (or rectum) by placing a finger or small plastic scope through the anus. Thi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
See a doctor: There are many reasons for your symptoms, many of them treatable with simple solutions. In order to fully investigate, you need to see a doctor. W... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
PSC: Sclerosing cholangitis is a condition that affects the bile ducts and causes strictures. Most patients also have ulcerative colitis. Surgery and even ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Probe: Transrectal ultrasound involves the insertion of a special probe through the anus to obtain ultrasound images of the tissues around the rectum.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Simply put: The simplest treatments are avoidance of any exacerbating factors. These are commonly caffeine (coffee, tea, soda), chocolate, spicy foods, and emotio... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Chronic Fissure: A fissure associated with piles is considered chronic, and often will not heal without some form of surgery. Results of surgery are very good. The maj... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cologne is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cologne is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Awards

Top Colorectal Surgeon , First Place, California - Winter
2013
Top Colorectal Surgeon , Second Place, California - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American medical association
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