Latest advances in colon and rectal surgery in Worcester, MA
The colorectal surgeons at UMass Memorial are all fellowship trained and board certified in colorectal surgery and provide the latest diagnostic and therapeutic services to treat a wide range of disorders of the intestinal tract. Our care is backed by the latest clinical trials and research, and each procedure is tailored to the individual patient’s specific needs.
Recognized for clinical and academic expertise, UMass Memorial is among a small number of hospitals nationwide that are breaking new ground in minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic surgery) to treat cancer and chronic conditions such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, rectal prolapse and more. Through these advances, surgeons can use smaller incisions, which helps minimize strain on the body and often allows the patient to leave the hospital sooner, and experience a faster recovery from colon surgery with less pain.
Some of the technological advances our surgeons are using to make the most accurate diagnoses and provide the best treatment for our patients include: