NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) offers exceptional and comprehensive care for patients with colon, rectal and anal diseases. Patients needing a colorectal surgeon may suffer from a wide variety of diseases including:

Our colorectal surgeons employ the latest technologies and minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic colon surgery and robotic colon and rectal surgery. 

The program is lead by Dr. Joseph Muldoon, Section Head of Colorectal Surgery, who has a long and established reputation as an outstanding clinician and colorectal surgeon. Dr. Muldoon is joined by Dr. James Spitz, a fellowship-trained surgeon who specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the colon and rectum.

Each surgeon’s expertise allows NorthShore to remain on the forefront of medicine as new technologies are explored and research is done to better understand colon and rectal disease.

To schedule a routine colonoscopy please view our Screening and Prevention Guide.