Colorectal surgery

Northern Florida Best Hospital GI and GI Surgery 2015-16US News & World Report Best Hospital Cancer 2015-16UF Health colorectal surgeons are specifically trained and board certified in their field. Our colorectal surgeons perform a variety of routine and complicated surgeries to treat colon and rectal conditions, including cancers of the anus and colon. 

 

The University of Florida Health Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Center provides a comprehensive, compassionate and multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients diagnosed with cancers of the digestive organs. UF Health colorectal surgeons work closely with gastroenterologists and other specialists to treat colon and rectal cancers at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s top hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report, as well as one of the region’s top hospitals for gastroenterology and GI surgery.

Our surgeons also perform surgery for and treat the following conditions:

  • Pelvic floor disorders: For more information on pelvic floor disorders – such as chronic constipation, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse, uterine prolapse, vaginal prolapse and weakened sphincter – as well as treatment of them at UF Health, please visit the UF Health Pelvic Floor Program website.
  • Benign colorectal diseases: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis
  • Anorectal disorders: anal fissure, anorectal abscess, fistula

To make an appointment with a UF Health colorectal surgeon, call 352.265.0535.