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Colorectal surgeons (non-stanford) in the menlo park area. Recommendations?

Colorectal surgeons (non-stanford) in the menlo park area. Recommendations?

Referrel directory: Check out referrel directory of board certified colon and rectal surgeons at www. Colonandrectalsurgery. Com ...Read more

Dr. Keith Monson
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Proctology (Definition)

Proctologists are physicians who have specialized knowledge to diagnose and surgically treat disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Such disorders may include hemorrhoids, colorectal ...Read more


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Can colorectal surgeons treat hernias?

Can colorectal surgeons treat hernias?

Some can: Ask about their training and experience with hernia repair, as well as their outcomes. Don't be afraid to ask for a second opinion a well. Most surgeons would welcome a second opinion. If the answers are satisfactory, then proceed with the colorectal surgeon. If not, consider a general surgeon with expertise in hernia repair. Hernia repair is often misunderstood and underestimated. ...Read more

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Are proctologists the same as colorectal surgeons?

Colorectal surgeon: Nowadays yes. The modern day colon and rectal surgeon is boarded in both general surgery and colorectal surgery, but limits his practice to colorectal surgery ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: colorectal surgeon?

What is the definition or description of: colorectal surgeon?

Specialist: Colorectal surgeons complete general surgery residency training and then go on to do a "fellowship" in colorectal surgery. Usually that's one year of additional training in surgical diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the colon, rectum, and anus. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for a good colorectal surgeon in sfo/san jose area in ca?

Call: Call or look up on the web the american society of colon and rectal surgeons and find a listing of surgeons recognized by the society in your area. While you are there, the sight is full of valuable information. ...Read more

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My colorectal surgeons job title is spr what does it stand for?

My colorectal surgeons job title is spr what does it stand for?

Super!: Sorry, I couldn't resist! Different hospitals and clinics may use different abbreviations. Ask your doctor what it stands for. It is your right to know! ...Read more

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Anyone been to a proctologist/colorectal surgeon?

Anyone been to a proctologist/colorectal surgeon?

Yes, lots!: Many people consult colorectal surgeons. Most people who are seen do not have surgery recommended, since many times people are seen for problems that do not need surgery. However, if you have a colorectal problem that does need surgery, colorectal surgeons are the experts. Disclaimer: yes, I am a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Who is the best colorectal surgeon in sydney for cancer?

Who is the best colorectal surgeon in sydney for cancer?

"Best" = Subjective: I have no idea about sydney. But "best" is subjective, even when evaluated in an "objective" systematic fashion. Technically best surgical technique? Difficult to assess. Best outcomes - more objective data, but may be biased by patient selection. Best bedside manner? Most publications? Most well known? Best from a hospital (revenue generation) standpoint? Ask around, but realize caveats. ...Read more

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When does someone need to see a colorectal cancer surgeon?

When does someone need to see a colorectal cancer surgeon?

Colon tumor: Most patients with colorectal symtoms are seen by a GI clinician. If a lesion found which can not be removed by colonoscopy then patient is referred to colon surgeon who will review situation to define which interventional procedure is needed to completely remove the tumor. This may be done laparoscopically or if needed by formal laparotomy ...Read more

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What is the difference between a gastroenterologist and a colorectal surgeon?

Treatments: Gi docs specialize in diagnosing and medical treatments for GI ailments.

Colorectal surgeons get involved when a surgical treatment is necessary.

By and large, GI docs refer to crs surgeons when something more needs to be done. But it does go both ways. There are certain things that patients will report directly to a crs rather than a GI specialist. ...Read more

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My husband has had hemorrhoids in the past and now appears to have a fissure. Should he see a colorectal surgeon or his primary?

My husband has had hemorrhoids in the past and now appears to have a fissure. Should he see a colorectal surgeon or his primary?

Colorectal surgeon: Anal fissure disease and hemorrhoids are the specialty of the colin and rectal surgeon. They have many tools to deal with these problems based on the findings. There is a directory of colon and rectal specialists on my website at www. Colonandrectalsurgery. Com. ...Read more

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Is post op. Adhesions after colorectal surgeries have anything to do with the surgeon skills or just the patient tendency to develop adhesions?

Probably the patient: Even the best surgeons may have patients develop adhesions--particularly if they are dealing with things that are infected. ...Read more

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I'd it better to see a proctologist or a colorectal surgeon for a fissure fistula?

Yes: Both should be experts in managing this issue. Ask your primary who has the expertise locally in the area. A gastroenterologist can also refer you to the proper doc. You may require testing by a gastroenterologist to see if there is an underlying cause of the problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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Colorectal surgeon says bleeding since abscess surgery for 4 months ago not related to surgery. Husband just had colonoscopy and treated for crohns.

Colorectal surgeon says bleeding since abscess surgery for 4 months ago not related to surgery. Husband just had colonoscopy and treated for crohns.

Not sure? Ur asking: Perianal abscesses are common with crohn's, often pre dating diagnosis. Bleeding is commonly from ulcers in colon, but also common after anorectal surgery, due to friable scar tissue and daily trauma from bms. If u are asking is the bleeding from his surgery, his surgeon says no, so no cause for alarm. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Colorectal (Definition)

The term refers to colin (large intestine) and rectum: colorectal surgeon for example does surgical procedures ...Read more