Expert colon and rectal surgeons at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Miami Health provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for conditions that affect the colon, small bowel, rectum, and anus. After completing training in general surgery, our experienced surgeons undergo advanced fellowship training to treat colorectal conditions. We treat benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous) conditions, perform routine screening examinations, and offer surgical treatment when necessary.
Our surgeons have earned worldwide recognition for their advancements in colorectal surgery. With unmatched skill, knowledge, and training, our board-certified surgeons perform the most innovative surgical techniques and teach other surgeons from across the country the latest minimally invasive and robotic surgery procedures.
Our colorectal surgeons typically treat the following conditions:
- Anal abscess/fistulas
- Bowel obstruction
- Colorectal cancer
- Diverticular disease
- Familial polyposis syndromes
- Fecal incontinence
- Hemorrhoidal disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
Types of colorectal surgery include:
- Colon resection
- Laparoscopic colon surgery
- Robotic colorectal surgery
Why Choose UHealth?
Improving the future of surgical care. We participate in the latest research and clinical trials, which help determine which surgeries work best for which patients. This research improves patient safety and quality of care while shaping the future of surgical treatment. Our surgeons have helped develop new procedures to treat a wide range of conditions, helping patients experience faster recoveries and fewer surgical risks.
A comprehensive team of surgeons. We provide advanced surgical care for many health problems — from heart conditions to cancer. You’ll receive care from a surgeon who has specialized experience and expertise in your specific condition, ensuring you receive the right care for your needs.
Leaders in robotic surgery treatment. The University of Miami Health is home to some of the world’s most experienced robotic surgeons. That’s why doctors from across the globe come to our facility to learn from our surgeons. We were the first academic medical center to use the da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system and complete more than 5,000 robotic surgeries — procedures that offer less pain and scarring and a faster recovery.