Colorectal News

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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A recent study published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in the U.S. is declining rapidly overall but curiously increasing among young adults.
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Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. To reduce your risk, maintain a healthy weight, be physically active, and drink alcohol in moderation.
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Surgeons at the Division of Colorectal Surgery are able to perform procedures that maintain continence, reverse ostomies, and provide other treatment options not available elsewhere.
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Data from the Division’s database show that the five common complications of colorectal surgery  have significantly decreased over the last two years.
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Quality and Outcomes Research

Research in the Division of Colorectal Surgery
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Faculty in the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is delighted to welcome the following new faculty this fall.
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