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Colon and rectal surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in
surgery of the colon and rectum.
Colon and rectal surgeons can diagnose and treat diseases such as
colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases including colitis and regional
enteritis (Crohn's disease), and hemorrhoids. They may also perform diagnostic
procedures, such as sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy.
Colon and rectal surgeons can be board-certified through the Board
of Colon and Rectal Surgery, which is recognized by the American Board of
Current as of:
October 18, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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