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What are proctologists?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Old terminology: Proctologists originally primarily dealt just with hemorrhoids and this is an outdated form. Colon and rectal surgeons are general surgeons who have chosen to limit their practice to all associated diseases of the colon and rectum.
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