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Dr. Travis Wolfe Crudup, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1821 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Travis Crudup is a general surgeon in Fort Worth, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, achalasia, and open hernia repair. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Care. Dr. Crudup attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He trained at Baylor University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Crudup is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy

All Interests: Achalasia, Rectal Problems, Bowel Resection, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Antonio Altamirano Castaneda, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1325 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 777
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Antonio Castaneda's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Castaneda graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His areas of expertise include the following: adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), tissue transfer, and trigger point injections. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Castaneda's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection)

All Interests: Hemorrhoidectomy, Colectomy, Burns, Kidney Transplant, Mohs Surgery, Excision, Thoracotomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Lewis Green Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
1420 Eighth Avenue; Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael Green is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. After completing medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Green performed his residency at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. His clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, colectomy (colon resection), and roux-en-y gastric bypass. The average patient rating for Dr. Green is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Green's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection)

All Interests: Revision Surgery, Bowel Resection, Colectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Morbid Obesity, Surgical ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1420 8th Avenue; Suite 103
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Eduardo Castillo is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Castillo attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. His areas of expertise include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Castillo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Care. Dr. Castillo is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection), laparoscopic colectomy

All Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Rectal Bleeding, Bleeding, Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Edwin Brooks, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2260 College Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael Brooks is a Fort Worth, TX physician who specializes in general surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: tissue transfer, inguinal hernia, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Brooks's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Brooks is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine and a graduate of Howard University Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection), laparoscopic colectomy, hemicolectomy (right or left colectomy)

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Excisional Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamad D Saad, MD, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Urgent Care
1325 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Mohamad Saad's medical specialty is pediatric surgery, general surgery, and urgent care. His clinical interests include inguinal hernia, thyroid cancer, and umbilical hernia. Dr. Saad is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Saad trained at Garden City Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saad is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection)

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Breast Biopsy, Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Trung Dinh Nguyen, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
900 W Magnolia; Suite 201
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Trung Nguyen is a specialist in general surgery. He works in Fort Worth, TX. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include bladder cancer, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and open hernia repair. The average patient rating for Dr. Nguyen is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Rectal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Glen Douglas Hooker, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1420 8th Avenue; Suite 103
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Glen Hooker practices colon & rectal surgery in Fort Worth, TX. His clinical interests include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Hooker accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His education and training includes medical school at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and residency at Baylor University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. Dr. Hooker is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection), laparoscopic colectomy

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, Bowel Resection, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
800 8th Avenue; Suite 116
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Leslie Reddell practices general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). These areas are among her clinical interests: lipoma, colectomy (colon resection), and incisional hernia. She is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Reddell accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Reddell graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , colectomy (colon resection)

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Breast Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

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What is Colectomy?

Colectomy is surgery to remove all or part of the colon, or the longest part of the large intestine. The colon may be affected by diseases such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. In a colectomy, all or part of the colon that is infected, blocked, or cancerous is removed.

A colectomy may be performed by laparoscopic or open surgery. A laparoscopic colectomy requires several small cuts on the abdomen, and uses a thin tube with a camera, called a laparoscope. Laparoscopic colectomies are less invasive than open procedures. For some individuals, a laparoscopic colectomy may not be possible, and instead an open colectomy is performed. In an open colectomy, a large incision is made on the abdomen. Open colectomies typically require longer recovery periods.

After the incisions are made, a portion of the colon is removed, and the remaining ends of the colon are attached to each other in a procedure called anastomosis. Waste can continue to travel through your body as normal. However, in some situations, it may be necessary for the end of the colon to be attached to an opening in the abdomen, called a stoma. This procedure is called an ostomy. Types of ostomies include:

  • Colostomy, in which the remaining portion of the colon is attached to the abdominal opening.
  • Ileostomy, in which the small intestine is attached to the abdominal opening.
An ostomy bag will be attached to the skin to collect waste. If the entire colon is removed, either an ileostomy is performed, or the small intestine is connected to the anus and waste may pass through as normal.

Stomas may be permanent or temporary. If the stoma is temporary, the ends of your colon will be rejoined in a later procedure. Temporary stomas are generally used to allow time for the colon to heal following surgery.

A colectomy may take between one and four hours. Following your procedure, you will need to consume a liquid and low fiber diet before gradually returning to your normal diet. You will need to stay in the hospital for three to seven days for monitoring. Full recovery and return to normal activity may take anywhere from a few weeks to several months.