The USC Division of Colorectal Surgery physicians are internationally recognized for their expertise in managing colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and benign disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.
The USC Division of Colorectal Surgery offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care of colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor dysfunction (constipation and fecal incontinence), and much more! The team offers advanced diagnostic studies including MRI, CT scans, intrarectal ultrasound, defecography, and anal manometry. The team has one of the most experienced minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgical teams in the US and specializes in all forms of laparoscopic and minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery. We are also one of the few sites to offer many of the new procedures such as STARR, PPH, SECCA, and sacral nerve stimulation.
A multidisciplinary team of specialists in colorectal surgery, colon cancer, rectal cancer, gastroenterology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nursing, diagnostic radiology, physical therapy, enterostomal therapy and social services is dedicated to providing compassionate, individually tailored patient care.
Every care plan is carefully reviewed and fully coordinated with the referring physician. Colorectal diseases which are frequently treated include: colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, ulcerative colitis and other inflammatory bowel diseases, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, and much more.
The department's team is especially sensitive to the anxieties and concerns of patients who have benign or malignant colorectal disease. At each stage of care, team members work closely with patients to alleviate any physical and/ or emotional stress they may experience.
This web site was developed by the Colorectal Division in conjunction with the Department of Surgery. It is designed to provide selected information for you about colon and rectal surgery. It is important to seek a healthcare professional for detailed information about medical conditions and treatment. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1 immediately. The information contained herein is NOT intended to be a substitute for the advice of a healthcare professional, or a recommendation for any particular treatment plan. We will continue to take efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this web site.