Colon and Rectal Surgery

The Covenant Surgery team of highly-trained surgeons and medical professionals specialize in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of these conditions:

  • Advanced colon and rectal polyps
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Anal sphincter trauma
  • Appendiceal tumors
  • Colon cancer
  • Colovesival and colovaginal fistula
  • Crohn’s disease, stricture, fistula, perforation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ischemic colitis
  • Lower-gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Ostomy complications
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pelvic tumors
  • Perirectal abscess
  • Polyposis syndromes
  • Pouchitis and ileal pouch complications
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Severe constipation refractory to medical management
  • Small bowel cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis

Highlights of Advanced Procedures Offered

  • Laparoscopy and robotic surgery for benign and malignant colon disease and rectal cancer
  • Botox injection to the anal sphincters for anal fissure refractory to medical management
  • Colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening and polypectomy
  • State-of-the-art techniques for rectal prolapse including robotic ventral mesh rectopexy
  • Cancer and sphincter preservation surgeries
  • Restorative proctectony/ileal pouch anal anastomosis (J-pouch) for the treatment of ulcerative colitis
  • Transanal minimally-invasive surgery for rectal tumors (laparoscopic and robotic TAMIS)
  • Surgery for complex anal fistula: LIFT (ligation of intersphincteric tract) and anal advancement flap
  • Plus many more