We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept Coventry Silver near York, PA.

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Dr. Samuel Simon Laucks II, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Wound Care, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1399 S. Queen Street; Lower Level
York, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Laucks works as a general surgeon, colon and rectal surgeon, and wound care specialist. Before performing his residency at York Hospital, Dr. Laucks attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Dr. Laucks's areas of clinical interest consist of surgical procedures and wounds. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Laucks is affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Wounds, Surgical Procedures

Dr. Thomas Joseph Nicholson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Rd.-suite 260
York, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Nicholson is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nicholson include colon cancer, rectal surgery, and colon surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nicholson takes. His education and training includes medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and residency at York Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Cancer, Endoscopy, Colon Surgery

Dr. Steven M Pandelidis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 220
York, PA
 

Dr. Steven Pandelidis is a physician who specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. His areas of expertise include rectal cancer, thyroid problems, and breast surgery. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pandelidis's education and training includes medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and residency at York Hospital. Dr. Pandelidis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek and French. He is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Sarcoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul G Sipe, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1601 S. Queen Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Paul Sipe, who practices in York, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, cancer screening, and minor surgery. Dr. Sipe is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His residency was performed at York Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sipe's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Colposcopy, Cancer Screening, Appendectomy, Fecal Incontinence, Rectal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dennis E Johnson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 220
York, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Johnson specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and thyroid problems. Dr. Johnson is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnson graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Johnson completed a residency program at George Washington University Medical Center. He is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Johnson's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Problems, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Sarcoma, Rectal Cancer, Minor Surgery, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
25 Monument Road; Suite 120
York, PA
 

Dr. Benson Harvey specializes in pediatric surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Harvey honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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