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Colorectal cancer surgery

US News & World Report National Badge in CancerUS News & World Report Regional Badge in Gastroenterology & GI SurgeryUF Health colorectal surgeons are specifically trained and board certified in their field. Our colorectal surgeons perform a variety of routine and complicated surgeries to treat colon and rectal conditions, including cancers of the anus and colon. 

The University of Florida Health Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Center provides a comprehensive, compassionate and multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients diagnosed with cancers of the digestive organs. UF Health colorectal surgeons work closely with gastroenterologists and other specialists to treat colon and rectal cancers at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s top hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report, as well as one of the region’s top hospitals for gastroenterology and GI surgery.

Our surgeons focus on the following conditions and treatments:

  • Doctor scrubbing in.Colon and rectal cancer, including treatment through minimally invasive procedures (transanal endoscopic microsurgery) and robotic procedures
  • Rectoceles
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Perianal abscesses
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Colonoscopy
  • Familial colorectal syndromes
  • Constipation and fecal incontinence, including InterStim® for treatment of incontinence
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, including ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) for treatment of ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease,
  • Anorectal disorders: anal fissure, anorectal abscess, fistula

Meet our UF Health colorectal surgeons:

Atif Iqbal, M.D.Atif Iqbal, MD

 

Sanda Tan, M.D.Sanda Tan, MD, PhD

 

To make an appointment with a UF Health colorectal surgeon, call 352.265.0535.