More than a Decade of Expertise in Performing Minimally Invasive Colectomies

We provide patients with multi-specialty, state-of-the-art care that can improve long-term outcomes. The University of Chicago Medicine is actively involved in national clinical trials and teaching courses to ensure we continue provide the most advanced care possible.

For an operation like a colectomy, it is important to find a surgeon that has had specific training in this field and extensive experience in handling complex colorectal problems. It is also important to thoroughly understand the operation and the reason for it. Below is a list of frequently asked questions we provide to help patients prepare for their colectomies.

Frequently Asked Questions About Colectomies

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