We found 4 colon and rectal surgeons who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1456 near Pembroke Pines, FL.

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

Dr. Jeffrey Snow specializes in colon & rectal surgery and practices in Pembroke Pines, FL. In his practice, Dr. Snow focuses on colorectal surgery procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati and Albany Medical Center. Dr. Snow's patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Snow honors. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Snow include: 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. Michael Eric Dolberg, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 408
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Michael Dolberg's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dolberg include minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Dolberg attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received distinctions including 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 General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1400 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 221
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Khristian Noto is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, South Miami Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Noto is a graduate of Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Noto completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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 is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in North Miami Beach, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Taylor performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. He is conversant in French. Dr. Taylor is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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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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