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DIVISIONS:

Acute Care Surgical Services

Bariatric & GI Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Colon & Rectal Surgery
   Overview
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Transplant Surgery

Urology

Vascular Surgery


CENTERS:
Baird Vascular

Craniofacial Care

Evans-Haynes Burn

Hume-Lee Transplant

Massey Cancer

Pauley Heart

Surgical Weight Loss

Wound Healing

Division Overview

The VCU Health colon and rectal surgery team treats complex colorectal and anorectal disease with a patient-centered multi-disciplinary approach. We help patients navigate treatment pathways with a dedicated nurse and nurse practitioner. Our surgeons are board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery.


Clinical Services Provided:

  • Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Sphincter sparing rectal cancer surgery
  • J pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis
  • Sacral nerve stimulator
  • Anorectal procedures
  • High resolution anoscopy for anal cancer screening

Specializing In:

  • Cancers: colon, rectum and anal
  • IBD: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Benign colonic disease: diverticulitis and ischemic colitis
  • Rectal Prolapse and Fecal Incontinence
  • Anorectal: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal fistula

For more information about patient services visit: VCU Health Colon & Rectal Surgery

 

VCU Massey Cancer Center


Surgery Education

General surgery residents at VCU are vital members of the CRS surgical team. Residents learn endoscopy as well as clinical and surgical management of anorectal, colon and rectal diseases. Residents participate in open, laparoscopic and robotic procedures.


Research

Our faculty are engaged in multiple research endeavors. This includes translational research for regenerative medicine treatments of fecal incontinence, clinical research for integration of palliative care into surgical treatment pathways and quality care improvement research to improve clinical outcomes in colon and rectal surgery.

 

 

  Virginia Commonwealth University
  School of Medicine
  Department of Surgery  |  surgweb@vcu.edu
  last updated: 07/05/2018

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