Lafayette Colorectal Surgeons
- 2 Board certified
- 9 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 30.6 minutes
What are Colorectal Surgery Specialists?
Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention and what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.
Common disorders that colorectal surgeons treat through both open and laparoscopic surgeries are:
- Anal fissures
- Severe constipation
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Fecal incontinence
- Rectal prolapse
- Imperforate anus
- Crohn's disease
- Colorectal or anal cancers
The area of Lafayette, LA has a population of approximately 455,115 people. There are 2 colorectal surgeons near Lafayette, which gives it a ratio of 1 colorectal surgeon per 227,558 residents or a ratio of 1 colorectal surgeon per 91,845 households. There are 183,690 households in Lafayette.