Focus of Work
My main focus the past 32 years has been perfecting sphincter-sparing approaches for rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. I strive for the dual purpose of both curing the disease at hand, while also maintaining as normal a functional outcome as technically possible.
Optimizing the treatment of ColoRectal Cancer and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
I see patients with the entire spectrum of colorectal disorders, from the most straightforward anorectal conditions to the most complex pelvic malignancies.
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Colon Cancer / Rectal CancerSurgeryInflammatory Bowel DiseaseGallbladder DiseaseMinimally Invasive SurgeryHerniaFistulaFood allergy and gastrointestinal disease
Education and Certification
- MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1977)
- Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), General Surgery (1983)
- Fellowship: Mayo Clinic and Hospitals (1985)
- Board Certification: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Surgery
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676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611