Colon & Rectal Surgery

Surgery for Benign Conditions of the Colon and Rectum

Peoria Surgical’s colon and rectal surgeons are experts in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of colon and rectal problems. Our surgeons completed advanced training in the treatment of these problems in addition to their full training in general surgery. These specialized physicians treat both benign and malignant conditions. Our Colon and Rectal Surgeons have over 30 years combined experience caring for patients with these sensitive issues. Peoria Surgical Group is the only group in the region with multiple board certified Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Surgery and Treatment of Anorectal Conditions

Many conditions can cause symptoms in the anorectal area:

Hemorrhoids – Rubber Banding, Injection, Sclerotherapy, Infrared Coagulation, Ultrasound, Ligation, Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy, Excision
http://www.fascrs.org/patients/conditions/hemorrhoids/expanded_version/

Fissure – Botox Injection, Sphincterotomy, Topical Treatments
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/anal-fissure

Fistula – Fistulotomy, Flap Procedures, Plug Procedures, Setons, Ligation of Internal Fistula Tract
http://www.fascrs.org/patients/conditions/anal_abscess_fistula/

Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

We understand the very delicate nature of dealing with this difficult disease process. Our surgeons are dedicated to ensuring all patients in the region have access to the best care possible. We work in close collaboration with cancer specialists in other fields (e.g. medical oncology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology, radiology, pathology) and are committed to treating our patients according to the highest of standards.

ASCRS website
www.fascrs.org/patients/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/ColonandRectumCancer/index?ssSourceSiteId=null

American College of Surgeons Patient Education
https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education

Donate to Colorectal Cancer Research
https://www.fascrs.org/donate-ascrs-research-foundation

Surgery and Care of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

Some types of colorectal cancer can run in the family. Having a care team that understands this can be of great benefit in ensuring that not only the patient, but their family too, receives the best of care.Conditions – Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)

For more information regarding treatments and screenings, visit:
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/treatments-screening

Surgery for Polyps

Left untreated, colorectal polyps have the potential to become a bigger problem. Our surgeons provide the widest range of treatment options available to help keep your colon and rectum free of polyps. We have the largest experience of any surgeons outside of Chicago and St. Louis in Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery. We were also the first surgeons outside of those cities to provide this advanced procedure in Illinois. Endoscopic Resection, Transanal Resection, TEM (Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery) – only available at PSG.

For more information regarding polys of the colon and rectum, visit:
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/polyps-colon-and-rectum

Endoscopy

Investigating the colon, rectum, and anus can be accomplished in a variety of ways for a variety of reasons. Only a Colorectal Surgeon has the ability to fully investigate and surgically treat many of these conditions through a procedure called an endoscopy.

Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis can be very difficult to manage and treat. Our surgeons work very closely with leading gastroenterologists in the area to help patients reach their treatment goals. We are well trained in the most advance surgical procedures, including sphincter-sparing restorative procedures that allow these patients to live without the need for a colostomy or ileostomy.

For more information regarding Crohn’s Disease, visit:
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/crohns-disease-0

Medical and Surgical Treatment of Many conditions

A wide range of other conditions may benefit from the care and attention of a ColorectalSurgeon:

Fecal Incontinence – Surgical and medical options
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/bowel-incontinence

Constipation/Diarrhea
https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/constipation

Colitis – Infectious (Clostridium dificile) – Surgical and medical options including bacteriotheapy.

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