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We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept Cigna Connect HSA Bronze 6000 near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam is a physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Balasubramaniam include warts, cancer surgery, and crohn's disease. Dr. Balasubramaniam is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. She is a graduate of Mayo Medical School. Dr. Balasubramaniam completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Balasubramaniam's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Incontinence, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric M Haas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Eric Haas is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He works in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Haas average 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Haas's clinical interests: colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haas takes. Dr. Haas attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston for residency. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Fannin Surgicare. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Anne Thi Le, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
17510 W Grand Parkway S; Suite 490
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Anne Le is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. She works in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Le obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Dr. Michael Todd Wood, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16651 Southwest Freeway; #360
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Michael Wood is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among Dr. Wood's clinical interests: cancer surgery, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wood studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Breast Biopsy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ali Mahmood, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 430
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ali Mahmood is a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. He is rated highly by his patients. He is especially interested in colon cancer, incontinence, and laparoscopic colectomy. Dr. Mahmood accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Mahmood has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Colon Cancer

Dr. Nsikak Jarlath Umoh, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nsikak Umoh sees patients in Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. His clinical interests include warts, colon cancer, and laparoscopic colectomy. Dr. Umoh honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Geisinger Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Umoh is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Incontinence, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

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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.