Group News

At the end of October, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated their colon cancer screening guidelines to lower the age at which people should begin screening from age 50 to 45—a critical change that reflects a climbing trend of higher rates of colon and rectal cancer in younger people.
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Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, and the American Cancer Society estimates that almost 150,000 new cases of colon and rectal cancer will be diagnosed in 2020. Despite its growing prevalence, many people remain unaware of ways to monitor their risk.
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In 2019, the Colorectal Surgery team welcomed two new surgeons with expertise in advanced surgical treatment of colorectal diseases.
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Lung, heart, and colon surgery are highlighted as part of NYP/Columbia’s top-scoring performance in 2019’s US News & Word Report Best Hospitals rankings.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Welcomes New Faculty

In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.
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Columbia’s Division of Colorectal Surgery has unmatched expertise in the surgical management of Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis, forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), offering the most innovative surgical approaches to preserve intestinal length and help patients retain continence after bowel resection.
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