Our Services

OhioHealth Colon and Rectal Surgeons perform various procedures including:
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Common minor anorectal procedures such as traditional hemorrhoidectomy, sphincterotomy for fissure, fistula surgery and many other minor procedures for anorectal conditions.
  • Infrared Coagulation or Bandings for hemorrhoid treatment in office
  • Solesta injections for fecal incontinence in the office
  • Major Anorectal procedures such as sphincter reconstruction following obstetric injury after childbirth.
  • Major colon resections are done routinely for cancer, diverticulitis, colitis, constipation, and other disease processes.
  • We have an extensive experience performing rectal cancer surgeries with a focus on complete recoveries in conjunction with oncologists.
  • We also perform more complex, sphincter preserving procedures for inflammatory bowel disease, specifically J-Pouch.
  • We are experienced and adept with newer, minimally invasive surgeries such as laparoscopy usage in colon surgery.

Common initial reasons we do evaluate patients

  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Swelling
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Change in Bowel Habits
  • Incontinence
  • Abdominal Pain and/or Cramping
  • Anemia
  • Weight Loss
  • Family History of Colon Cancer
  • Personal History of Colon Cancer or Polyps
  • Personal History of Cancer