Colon, rectal and anal diseases can range from benign anal fissures to colon cancer. NorthShore’s colorectal surgeons deliver exceptional care for a variety of conditions using the latest technologies. The majority of our colon surgery cases are performed with minimally invasive techniques. Our longstanding reputation for excellence has made us a leader in Illinois for the high number of colon surgeries we perform using laparoscopic and/or robotic surgical approaches.
Patients needing a colorectal surgeon may suffer from a wide array of ailments, including:
Individualized patient care begins with a multidisciplinary team approach. Our colorectal surgeons work closely with a number of specialists, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists and geneticists. Additionally, our trained enterostomal therapists help to support patients with stomas, such as colostomies, after colon surgery.
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For more information about colorectal surgery, please call 847.570.1700.