What Is a Colorectal Surgeon?

Q:
What is a colorectal surgeon?

A:
A colorectal surgeon treats diseases of the colon and rectum. A colorectal surgeon might also be called a proctologist.

To become proficient in the treatment and management of these conditions, a colorectal surgeon must undergo training in both general surgery and advanced training in the problems of the lower digestive tract.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

Keyword: colorectal surgeon; colorectal surgeons

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