We found 5 colon and rectal surgeons who accept BlueCare near Pembroke Pines, FL.

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul Snow, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 408, Primary Office
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Snow works as a colon and rectal surgeon in Pembroke Pines, FL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in colorectal surgery procedures. Dr. Snow's patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Snow graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati and Albany Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Snow include: Who's Who in America; America's Top Surgeons; and Miami Metro Magazine's Best Doctors in South Florida. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures

Dr. Michael Eric Dolberg, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 408
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Michael Dolberg is a colon & rectal surgery specialist. Dr. Dolberg has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Dolberg has received professional recognition including the following: Best Video in General Surgery, Society of Laparoscopic Surgery; John J. Formon, MD Award; and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Admissions Committee. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Narciso Lino Gomez, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
320 S. Flamingo Road; Suite 351
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Narciso Gomez's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Gomez attended the University of Valladolid Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Westchester Medical Center and Sound Shore Medical Center for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Khristian A Noto, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1400 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 221
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Khristian Noto practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital (Coral Gables, FL). Dr. Noto graduated from Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Noto takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1380 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 140, Primary Office
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Richard Taylor is a specialist in colon & rectal surgery. He works in North Miami Beach, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Dr. Taylor is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Taylor is conversant in French.

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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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