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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Mission Health brings together an experienced team of surgeons who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus. The region’s only team of fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeons (also known as colorectal surgeons), each of our physicians are board certified, highly skilled and extensively experienced. Colorectal surgeons at Mission Health serve patients using the most up-to-date surgical techniques with minimally invasive surgery and surgical procedures to ensure they receive the highest standard of colon and rectal care.

Leaders in Colorectal Surgery

As western North Carolina’s leader in general surgery, Mission Health performs more colon and rectal surgeries (colorectal surgeries) than any other hospital system in the region. Our specialists use state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery, to treat a range of colorectal conditions.

The specialists at Mission Surgery treat all conditions of the colon, rectum and anus, from simple to complex, including:

  • Colon cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Polyps
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Fecal incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Anal fissures
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Constipation
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hemorrhoids

Coordinated Care

The colorectal surgeons at Mission Surgery ensure the best patient care by providing comprehensive care with a team-based approach. We strive to provide superb communication and patient education. Our surgeons work closely with primary care physicians, imaging specialists, gastroenterologists, cancer physicians and other specialists to ensure that patients receive timely, coordinated care each step of the way.

Whether you demonstrate risk for colorectal disease and need to have a medical test such as a colonoscopy or biopsy, or you need to have a surgical procedure such as a colectomy, colostomy, hemorrhoidectomy or other type of gastrointestinal surgery, the colorectal surgeons at Mission Health deliver exceptional, personalized treatment from your first consultation until the completion of your care.

Mission Surgery offers convenient locations throughout western North Carolina, ensuring you have excellent care in your community, close to your primary care physician, home and support network.

Expert Cancer Care

We partner with Mission Cancer for the multidisciplinary diagnosis, treatment and management of colorectal cancer.

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