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Services Offered

Roger Hurst, MD, with patient

At the University of Chicago Medicine, our highly trained colorectal surgeons are dedicated to delivering the best care possible. From benign conditions to chronic disorders, our surgeons and staff work with a multidisciplinary team of specialists and caregivers to develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient. Our dedicated and experienced nurse practitioners, enterostomal nurses, physician assistants and medical assistants help ensure seamless transitions during every step of treatment. In addition, our imaging technology and research advances are at the forefront of medicine.

If surgery is necessary, our team will partner with you to help maximize your recovery and outcome. Whenever possible, our surgeons use minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). Our goal is to provide you with a safe, rapid and comfortable recovery from surgery so that you can quickly get back to your daily routine.

Expertise in a Wide Range of Procedures

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Our surgeons offer the full range of procedures and services available for patients suffering from colon, rectal and anorectal disorders. When considering advanced treatment options, it's particularly important to seek care from surgeons who regularly perform these operations. The University of Chicago Medicine offers state-of-the-art technologies in our hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery. As an academic medical center, we regularly evaluate patients with the most complex conditions, including patients who may have had surgery in the past and those with multiple medical concerns.