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For more information about the colorectal program at St. Charles Hospital, please call (631) 474-6797.

The colon and rectal specialists at St. Charles are fully trained surgeons with experience in both the surgical and non-surgical treatment of benign and malignant colon and rectal conditions. Our highly skilled physicians are committed to excellence and offer patients the most innovative and improved surgical techniques to optimize each patient's results.

Our colon and rectal specialists offer treatment for the following conditions:

  • Colorectal cancer
    • Colon Cancer Screening
      • The American Cancer Society now recommends beginning colon cancer screening even earlier--at age 45 for those at average risk.
    • Colonoscopy:
      • A colonoscopy is an endoscopic procedure in which the physician looks for, and evaluates, polyps, or abnormal growths, in the colon.
      • Colonoscopy is widely considered the definitive screening for colon cancer.
    • Polyp removal and evaluation
    • Surgery to treat colorectal cancer
    • Follow-up evaluation after surgery for colorectal cancer
    • Genetics and colorectal cancer
  • Anal Cancer, Anal Fissure, Anal Warts
  • Anal itching and/or pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ostomy
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectocele

From Our Colorectal Specialists: Four Things to Know

From the latest recommendations for colon cancer screening to advanced surgical options which have the potential to shorten recovery time, here are four things our colorectal specialists want you to know right now.

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