Colorectal Surgery at Monmouth

Monmouth Medical Center’s Department of Colorectal Surgery is known for achieving excellent outcomes using innovative, state-of-the-art treatments for colorectal conditions. We excel in complex minimally invasive surgery utilizing laparoscopic and robotic surgery to improve patient outcomes. Our enhanced recovery after surgery protocols get you back to your life faster and more safely.

Colorectal surgeons at Monmouth Medical Center have completed training in general surgery as well as advanced training in the treatment of colon and rectal problems. These surgeons are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of colon and rectal conditions, including:

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Diverticular disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Familial polyposis
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Colonic inertia

In addition, our surgeons have extensive training and experience in the management of anorectal diseases including:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anorectal abscess and fistula
  • Anal fissure
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Malignant tumors

Department surgeons use a collaborative team approach and work closely with colleagues in gastroenterology, oncology, radiation oncology, urology and other specialties to ensure that you receive comprehensive, innovative and supportive care. Our colorectal surgeons have extensive experience treating colon and rectal cancer and offer treatment options to avoid the need for a colostomy.

The benefits of minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery are well established including less pain and scarring, shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery time. Patients are less likely to acquire wound infections and abdominal wall hernias and have less blood loss during surgery. Monmouth Medical Center was the first institution in the state to perform minimally invasive colorectal surgery and prides itself on over 20 years of experience with excellent patient outcomes.

The Department of Colorectal Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center is here to help you or your loved one with any colorectal issue. Our surgeons work closely with each person to develop individualized care plans. If you wish to schedule an appointment for an initial consultation to discuss what procedure might be right for you, please visit our Surgeons page to call your surgeon’s office directly.