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We found 9 colon and rectal surgeons who accept Gold Compass Balanced 500 near Houston, TX.

Dr. Terry Kent Scarborough, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1200 Binz Street; 950
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a physician who specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Scarborough is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and acid reflux (GERD). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Scarborough attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Scarborough is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Surgical Procedures, Gastric Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric M Haas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1404
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eric Haas' areas of specialization are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Haas is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Haas include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. Dr. Haas honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Haas's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Fannin Surgicare. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Lisa Marie Haubert, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1404
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Haubert is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: sacral nerve stimulation (SNS), colon cancer, and colectomy (colon resection). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Haubert attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hemorrhoidectomy, Rectal Bleeding, Colectomy, Ileostomy, Colostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Flexible ... (Read more)

Dr. Kelly K Gilmore-Lynch, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6550 Fannin Street; Suite 2307
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kelly Gilmore-Lynch's areas of specialization are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Gilmore-Lynch attended medical school at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1315 St Joseph Parkway; Suite 1708
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Adrienne Floyd is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Floyd attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
6550 Fannin Street; Suite 2307
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gary Skakun works as a colon and rectal surgeon. Dr. Skakun is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kathleen Liscum's areas of specialization are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery; she sees patients in Houston, TX. She studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1213 Hermann Drive; Suite 460
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gaston Casillas is a physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Casillas honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He graduated from Ponce School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Practice, Colon & Rectal Surgery
714 Algregg Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Pita's medical specialty is general practice and colon & rectal surgery. He graduated from ChiangMai University Faculty of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA.

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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.