We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept BlueCare near Pembroke Pines, FL.

Dr. Jeffrey Paul Snow, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 408, Primary Office
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Snow practices colon & rectal surgery in Pembroke Pines, FL. Dr. Snow's average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in colorectal surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Snow's training includes residency programs at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati and Albany Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Who's Who in America; America's Top Surgeons; and Miami Metro Magazine's Best Doctors in South Florida.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures

Dr. Narciso Lino Gomez, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
320 S. Flamingo Road; Suite 351
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Narciso Gomez practices colon & rectal surgery in Pembroke Pines, FL. Dr. Gomez is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of Valladolid Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Westchester Medical Center and Sound Shore Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Gomez is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1380 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 140, Primary Office
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Richard Taylor's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Taylor's professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Taylor's residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. In addition to English, he speaks French.

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Dr. Michael Eric Dolberg, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 408
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Michael Dolberg's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. His areas of expertise consist of minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer. Dr. Dolberg is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Dolberg include: Best Video in General Surgery, Society of Laparoscopic Surgery; John J. Formon, MD Award; and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Admissions Committee.

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Clinical interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Khristian A Noto, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1400 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 221
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Khristian Noto specializes in colon & rectal surgery and practices in Miami, FL and North Miami Beach, FL. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Noto's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. He studied medicine at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Noto completed residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Noto is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
21150 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 400
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Steven Magilen is a physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Magilen graduated from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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What is Colon & Rectal Surgery?

Colon and rectal surgery is the medical specialty that deals with diseases and disorders of the lower intestinal tract, colon, rectum, and anus. The specialty was previously known as proctology, and some physicians who specifically treat diseases of the rectum and anus may still call themselves proctologists; but in general that term is not currently used. While colon and rectal surgery is related to gastroenterology, only colon and rectal surgeons can provide surgical care.

Colon and rectal surgeons can offer routine screenings for common health conditions affecting the colon and rectum. They have also undergone advanced surgical training, and they are able to treat conditions affecting the lower intestinal tract with surgery when needed.

Some conditions that a colon and rectal surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious and chronic constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures, or tears in the skin around the anus
  • Anal abscesses and fistulae
  • Anal incontinence
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Colon and rectal cancer

Colon and rectal surgeons perform various procedures to keep patients healthy, such as colonoscopies and sigmoidoscopies. These tests use long, flexible tubes to examine the lining of the colon in case of pain or bleeding, or to look for signs of cancer or polyps. If a patient’s intestines are severely diseased and not working well, a colon and rectal surgeon may perform an ostomy, where the healthy part of the intestines are connected to a tube or pouch on the outside of the body. Colorectal surgeons may also remove hemorrhoids, perform laparoscopic surgery on a tumor, or even offer genetic counseling to patients with a family history of colorectal cancers.

Colon and rectal conditions can be some of the most uncomfortable problems to endure. Even if your intestinal problem is severe, colon and rectal surgeons can help you lead a long, healthy, and more enjoyable life.
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