We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept Coventry Silver near York, PA.

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Dr. Samuel Simon Laucks II, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1601 S. Queen Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Laucks is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, minor surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Laucks is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of York Hospital's residency program. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Colposcopy, Cancer Screening, Appendectomy, Fecal Incontinence, Bowel Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven M Pandelidis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 220
York, PA
 

Dr. Steven Pandelidis sees patients in York, PA. His medical specialties are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. He attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Pandelidis's training includes a residency program at York Hospital. His clinical interests include rectal cancer, thyroid problems, and breast surgery. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Pandelidis (or staff) speaks Greek and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Pandelidis is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Sarcoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul G Sipe, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1601 S. Queen Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Paul Sipe, who practices in York, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Sipe include colposcopy, minor surgery, and colon cancer. Dr. Sipe takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of York Hospital's residency program. Dr. Sipe's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Colposcopy, Cancer Screening, Appendectomy, Fecal Incontinence, Bowel Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dennis Edward Johnson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 220
York, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Johnson works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in York, PA. On average, patients gave Dr. Johnson a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and rectal cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Johnson's professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Joseph Nicholson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Rd.-suite 260
York, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Nicholson specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in York, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nicholson include colon cancer, rectal surgery, and colon surgery. Dr. Nicholson is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Nicholson trained at York Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nicholson takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nicholson's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Cancer, Endoscopy, Colon Surgery

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 120
York, PA
 

Dr. Benson Harvey is a pediatric surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery specialist. Dr. Harvey is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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