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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 specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, minor surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Laucks honors. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at York Hospital. His hospital/clinic 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 is a York, PA physician who specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Pandelidis include rectal cancer, thyroid problems, and breast surgery. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pandelidis attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at York Hospital for residency. Dr. Pandelidis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Greek and French. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Pandelidis welcomes 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 works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in York, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, minor surgery, and colon cancer. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Sipe obtained his medical school training at West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at York Hospital. Dr. Sipe takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He 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 is a specialist in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Johnson include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and rectal cancer. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Johnson's 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 is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He works in York, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nicholson include colon cancer, rectal surgery, and colon surgery. Dr. Nicholson is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at York Hospital. Dr. Nicholson has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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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. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Harvey is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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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.