The Vanderbilt Colon and Rectal Surgery program and its highly skilled surgeons offer a range of approaches for colorectal cancer and other conditions of the colon and rectum.
Our program is one of the region’s most experienced. Patients, and referring doctors, turn to us from throughout Tennessee and across the United States for treatment for colon and rectal conditions, from the common to the complex.
Our highly trained surgeons perform the latest treatments to shorten your hospital stay, reduce pain and complications, and speed your recovery. We specialize in both open and laparoscopic procedures. We also perform robotic surgeries, trans anal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS), trans anal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) and the InterStim/Sacral Nerve Simulator for fecal incontinence.
Our outpatient clinic performs many types of colon and rectal procedures, including flexible sigmoidoscopy and hemorrhoid banding.
Nurses, nurse practitioners and other team members work alongside surgeons to coordinate your care and help you regain a healthy, active life. We can also refer you to other Vanderbilt specialists, including gastroenterologists and oncologists (cancer doctors) if needed.
We offer a full range of treatments, including: