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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.

We offer expertise in the following areas, and much more:

Diagram of rectal cancer - colon tumor or polyp
Rectal Cancer Surgery
  Diagram of rectal cancer - colon tumor or polyp
Transanal Polyp Excision
(Transanal Endoscopic
Microsurgery – TEM)
  Diagram of rectal cancer - colon tumor or polyp
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery - Crohn's/Ulcerative Colitis
Diagram of rectal cancer - colon tumor or polyp
Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (Minimally Invasive surgery)
  Diagram of rectal cancer - colon tumor or polyp
Endolaparoscopic Surgery 


Sang W. Lee, MD FACS FASCRS A Message from the Division Chief

Welcome to the division of colon and rectal surgery at the University of Southern California/ Keck School of Medicine. We provide compassionate and innovative patient care for all aspects of colon and rectal diseases. It is our mission to provide the best patient care possible, by creating a uniquely focused environment for nationally recognized education and research, excellent outcomes, patient satisfaction, individual support, and cultural sensitivity. 

At USC, each of our surgeons are nationally and internationally recognized for their pioneering work in minimally invasive treatment of benign polyps, colorectal cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal diseases. We are strongly committed to providing the state of the art, multi-disciplinary, and  comprehensive care to patients in a friendly and private office environment.

--Sang W. Lee

Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Professor of Clinical Surgery


Medical Disclaimer

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.


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