Surgery

Request Appointment

(813) 974-2201

Refer a Patient

Colorectal Surgery

The colorectal surgery team at USF Health offers the latest in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. A team of fellowship trained colorectal surgeons work closely with colleagues in gastroenterology, oncology, radiation oncology, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, and other specialties to ensure that you receive comprehensive, innovative and supportive care.

Colorectal Surgery services:

  • Diagnostic sigmoidoscopy
  • Biopsy (colon polyps)
  • Diverticular disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bowel repair
  • Sphincter-sparing procedures
  • Coloanal anastomosis
  • Ileostomy (temporary stoma to remove waste)
  • Seton placement (wound healing treatment)
  • Excise anal lesions
  • Fistula repair
  • Rectal prolapse repair
  • Hemorrhoidopexy (hemorrhoid surgery)
  • Implant neuroelectrodes for incontinence


Health Care News


Does a colon polyp = colon cancer? A colonoscopy will tell you.

Let’s be real, even the word colonoscopy, let alone colon polyp, can make us cringe. One-third of e … [read more]


11/13/2019
Patsy, Robert holding Luna, Diana and Lewis Craven (left to right, top row)Paige, Margaret and Emily … [read more]
11/13/2019
Jennifer Larsson, Speech Language Pathologist (TGH), Lewis Craven and Ellen Eckelman, Physical Thera … [read more]
10/9/2019
It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and nat … [read more]
8/28/2019
Feeling great about yourself, loving your reflection more every day – a life changing journey … [read more]