Surgeons perform colorectal surgery to treat a number of colorectal conditions. These conditions include colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, fistulas and rectal prolapse.If you have these conditions, you need to be treated at a center that provides expert care. The physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital are nationally and internationally recognized experts in diagnosing and treating digestive system disorders.
Colorectal Surgery in Washington, D.C.
We perform more a high volume of colorectal surgeries every year, and our colorectal surgeons are fellowship-trained. We are leaders in gastrointestinal care and are able to perform many procedures using a minimally invasive approach. We focus on avoiding permanent ostomies by performing sphincter preserving surgery.
Colorectal Surgery: Services We Provide
Our physicians treat a large volume of patients every year, giving us the necessary experience and expertise to handle even complex cases. Colorectal surgical procedures we perform include:
- Anal fistulotomy (for anal fistula or abscess)
- Colectomy and rectal resections
- Hemorrhoid surgery
- Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-pouch)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) surgery
- Internal sphincterotomy (for anal fissure)
- Pilonidal excision
- Rectopexy (for rectal prolapse)
- Sphincter preserving surgery