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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 general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. These areas are among Dr. Balasubramaniam's clinical interests: warts, cancer surgery, and crohn's disease. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is a graduate of Mayo Medical School. She trained at Mayo Clinic for her residency. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Balasubramaniam is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Balasubramaniam is open to new patients.

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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 works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. Before completing his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston, Dr. Haas attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His clinical interests include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. The average patient rating for Dr. Haas is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Haas's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Fannin Surgicare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Le is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). She is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Le average 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Le accepts.

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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 works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wood include cancer surgery, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wood is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Wood is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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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 medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of colon cancer, incontinence, and laparoscopic colectomy. On average, patients gave Dr. Mahmood a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Mahmood is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He practices in Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Umoh include warts, colon cancer, and laparoscopic colectomy. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Umoh takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Umoh completed a residency program at Geisinger Medical Center.

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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.