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

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

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. She works in Sugar Land, TX. Her clinical interests include warts, cancer surgery, and crohn's disease. Dr. Balasubramaniam is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Balasubramaniam has an open panel. She is a graduate of Mayo Medical School and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. She speaks Spanish.

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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 specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Haas include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Haas is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. 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 the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include 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. Michael Todd Wood, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16651 Southwest Freeway; #360
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Michael Wood practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Wood is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wood include cancer surgery, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wood 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 Colon & Rectal Surgery
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 430
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ali Mahmood's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: colon cancer, incontinence, and laparoscopic colectomy. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mahmood honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Mahmood is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Colon Cancer

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 practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). 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. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 561
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nsikak Umoh works as a colon and rectal surgeon in Sugar Land, TX and Kingwood, TX. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. Umoh attended Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Umoh is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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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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