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:
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Colorectal or anal cancers
The area of Gastonia, NC has a population of approximately 307,860 people. There is 1 colorectal surgeon near Gastonia, which gives it a ratio of 1 colorectal surgeon per 307,860 residents or a ratio of 1 colorectal surgeon per 118,644 households. There are 118,644 households in Gastonia.