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Leading the Way in Colorectal Surgery

Our team offers nationally recognized care as one of the first programs in the country to be named a Center of Excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC). Additionally, AdventHealth Orlando is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, and our colon and rectal surgery program uses the most advanced diagnostic technology to treat a broad spectrum of colorectal diseases. 

As leaders in surgical research, training and innovation, we treat more than 500 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) each year as the primary referral center in Central Florida for patients with ulcerative colitis, and are advancing high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) care through the area’s first Anal Dysplasia Clinic. We were the first in the nation to perform surgery using the Senhance robotic system, and we pioneered Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) and Robotic Transanal Surgery — techniques that we teach to leading surgeons and institutions around the world.

Our team is here for you with the insight and experience to help you feel whole again.

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Central Florida’s Trusted Colorectal Expertise

Our experts are accomplished leaders in their fields, raising the bar for colorectal treatments here in Central Florida and the country. But more importantly, they’re caring physicians who take the time to get to know you, listen to you and help you overcome the complexities of your diagnosis with treatments that fit your needs.

Whether you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, have IBD concerns or need advanced treatments for anal dysplasia or another condition, count on our team for the expertise you deserve.

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    A designated Center of Excellence, our IBD Center is at the forefront of treatments for IBD, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and other conditions.

  • Cancer Care

    Our team treats colon cancer, rectal cancer (including recurrent colon/rectal cancer, also called colorectal cancer) and anal cancer with the utmost care.

  • Anorectal Disorders

    With anorectal disorder care, our team pioneers advanced treatments for hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal abscesses, anal fistulas and other anorectal disorders.

  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

    Our board-certified team provides a multitude of diagnostic options, alternative therapies and advanced treatments for some of the most complex forms of pelvic floor disorders.

  • Anal Dysplasia

    Our Anal Dysplasia Clinic is the only center in Central Florida offering near-4K high-resolution anoscopy (HRA), which helps to catch dysplasia early, before anal cancer can develop.

Nationally Recognized Colorectal Cancer Surgery

At the AdventHealth Digestive Health and Surgery Institute, our Center of Excellence for Rectal Cancer is the only Center in the region with Commission on Cancer designation. No other facility in Florida or our neighboring states offers the same comprehensive care for our patients with the most challenging cancers.

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  • Commission on Cancer National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer logo.

    One of America’s Best Rectal Cancer Care Programs

    As one of the first programs in the nation to be named a Center of Excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), our team is committed to ensuring our patients with rectal cancer receive research-supported care from a multidisciplinary team.

  • AdventHealth has been designated a U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital for Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery for 2020-2021.

    High-Performing Hospital for Gastroenterology and GI Surgery

    AdventHealth Orlando is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, so you can feel confident that you’re getting the best care, here. 

  • High-Performing Hospital for Colon Cancer Surgery

    AdventHealth Orlando is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for colon cancer surgery. If you face a colon cancer diagnosis, you’ll be in the capable hands of our experienced surgeons.  

Treating Colorectal Conditions, Keeping You Moving

A colorectal condition can lead to uncomfortable, painful and sometimes embarrassing symptoms. Our team is here to help you feel your best with comprehensive colorectal surgery for common and complex conditions.

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Revolutionary Colorectal Surgery

When it comes to your care, we want you to have options. That’s why our surgeons, providers, researchers and all caregivers are continually pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to offer you the best care for your whole-person health. 

The colorectal surgery team is no different. Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) is a revolutionary procedure pioneered right here at AdventHealth. Designed to remove polyps and early cancers in the rectum, the procedure offers countless benefits, including faster recovery, less pain and fewer complications.

Previously, patients who needed cancerous growths or polyps removed may have needed their entire rectums removed through significant pelvic or abdominal surgery. Now, TAMIS, a procedure adopted around the world, is giving patients new hope.

Our team is also one of the few in Central Florida that performs transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME). This innovative approach allows your surgeon to remove lower rectal tumors with a smaller incision. And, the AdventHealth Digestive Health and Surgery Institute is honored to share our experience with other physicians as one of the few North American training centers for taTME.

Colorectal Treatments You Can Trust

You want to live life to the fullest — free of pain and worries. We want that for you, too. That’s why we’ll work with you to help you reach your goals. 

We research the latest advances in treatment. From proven non-surgical therapies to innovative minimally invasive procedures to complex surgeries, we’ll find the approach that’s right for you. And, depending on your treatment plan, we can help you heal without the use of opioid medications.

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