25 of the Best Colorectal Surgeons in California, US

Looking for the best colorectal surgeon in California, US? Find a top colorectal surgeon near you in California, US who is an expert in your specific condition. Colorectal surgeons, formerly known as proctologists, are doctors who specialize in performing surgery on the lower digestive tract.
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Colorectal Surgeon Search Results

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California, US
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State Wide
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Highly rated in
12
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

University of California San Francisco Health System

Center For Colorectal Surgery

1825 4th St 
San Francisco, CA 

Madhulika Varma is a Colorectal Surgeon and a Surgical Oncologist in San Francisco, California. Varma has been practicing medicine for over 31 years and is highly rated in 12 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Bowel Incontinence, Rectal Prolapse, Familial Colorectal Cancer, and Encopresis. She is licensed to treat patients in California.

Highly rated in
6
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Duarte

1500 E Duarte Rd 
Duarte, CA 

Kurt Melstrom is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Duarte, California. Melstrom has been practicing medicine for over 19 years and is highly rated in 6 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Colorectal Cancer, Familial Colorectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer. He is licensed to treat patients in California, Illinois, and New York.

Highly rated in
5
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

South Pasadena Office

209 Fair Oaks Ave 
South Pasadena, CA 

Stephen Sentovich is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in South Pasadena, California. Sentovich has been practicing medicine for over 35 years and is highly rated in 5 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Colorectal Cancer, Familial Colorectal Cancer, Genital Warts, and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer. He is licensed to treat patients in California and Massachusetts.

Highly rated in
22
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Enloe General & Colorectal Surgery Clinic

2 Governors Ln 
Chico, CA 

Richard Matthews is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Chico, California. Matthews has been practicing medicine for over 19 years and is highly rated in 22 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Diverticulosis, Colorectal Cancer, and Diverticulitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Matthews is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
21
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

Chih-Jung Shieh MD

2445 Oro Dam Blvd E 
Oroville, CA 

Chih Shieh is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in Oroville, California. Shieh has been practicing medicine for over 49 years and is highly rated in 21 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Shieh is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
20
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

University of California San Diego Health System

Eisenhower Health

39000 Bob Hope Dr 
Rancho Mirage, CA 

Ricardo Cacdac is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in Rancho Mirage, California. Cacdac has been practicing medicine for over 40 years and is highly rated in 20 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hernia, Choledocholithiasis, Gallstones, and Hemorrhoids. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Cacdac is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
19
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Advanced Desert Surgical Associates

39000 Bob Hope Dr 
Rancho Mirage, CA 

Scott Gering is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Rancho Mirage, California. Gering has been practicing medicine for over 28 years and is highly rated in 19 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hernia, Familial Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, and Diverticulitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California and Texas. Gering is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
18
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

University of California Health

UCI Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center

101 The City Dr S 
Orange, CA 

Joseph Carmichael is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in Orange, California. Carmichael has been practicing medicine for over 21 years and is highly rated in 18 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Rectal Prolapse, Bowel Incontinence, Diverticulitis, and Familial Colorectal Cancer. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Carmichael is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
18
conditions
Gastroenterology
Colorectal Surgery

Adventist Health Central Valley Network

1642 S. Court Street Office

1642 S Court St 
Visalia, CA 

Ching-fong Wu is a Gastroenterologist and a Colorectal Surgeon in Visalia, California. Wu has been practicing medicine for over 29 years and is highly rated in 18 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Gastric Dysmotility, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Diverticulitis, and Gardner Syndrome. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Wu is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
18
conditions
General Surgery
Anesthesiology
Colorectal Surgery

Stanford Health Care

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program In Palo Alto

875 Blake Wilbur Dr 
Palo Alto, CA 

Andrew Shelton is a General Surgeon and an Anesthesiologist in Palo Alto, California. Shelton has been practicing medicine for over 31 years and is highly rated in 18 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Retroperitoneal Inflammation, and Gastrointestinal Fistula. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Shelton is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
16
conditions
Colorectal Surgery

Enloe General & Colorectal Surgery Clinic

2 Governors Ln 
Chico, CA 

Michael Fealk is a Colorectal Surgeon in Chico, California. Fealk has been practicing medicine for over 22 years and is highly rated in 16 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Pilonidal Sinus Disease, Diverticulosis, Familial Colorectal Cancer, and Diverticulitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California and New Mexico. Fealk is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
16
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Adventist Health

City Of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital

1500 E Duarte Rd 
Duarte, CA 

Andreas Kaiser is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Duarte, California. Kaiser has been practicing medicine for over 34 years and is highly rated in 16 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Bowel Incontinence, Colorectal Cancer, Diverticulitis, and Gastrointestinal Fistula. He is licensed to treat patients in California.

Highly rated in
16
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Dignity Health

Colorectal Surgery Institute

301 W Huntington Dr 
Arcadia, CA 

Petar Vukasin is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Arcadia, California. Vukasin has been practicing medicine for over 32 years and is highly rated in 16 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Anal Fissure, Genital Warts, Hemorrhoids, and Proctitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Vukasin is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
15
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

University of California Davis Health

UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building

2221 Stockton Blvd 
Sacramento, CA 

Wissam Halabi is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Sacramento, California. Halabi has been practicing medicine for over 17 years and is highly rated in 15 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hemorrhoids, Anal Cancer, Familial Colorectal Cancer, and Proctitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Halabi is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
15
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

University of California San Diego Health System

La Jolla - Perlman Medical Offices

9350 Campus Point Dr 
La Jolla, CA 

Samuel Eisenstein is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in La Jolla, California. Eisenstein has been practicing medicine for over 16 years and is highly rated in 15 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hemorrhoids, Anal Fissure, Gastrointestinal Fistula, and Proctitis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Eisenstein is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
14
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Cedars-Sinai Health System

8737 Beverly Blvd 
Los Angeles, CA 

Karen Zaghiyan is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Los Angeles, California. Zaghiyan has been practicing medicine for over 15 years and is highly rated in 14 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Ileostomy, Crohn's Disease, Colitis, and Anal Fissure. She is licensed to treat patients in California.

Highly rated in
14
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

UCLA Health System

Surgery - Westwood

200 Ucla Medical Plz 
Los Angeles, CA 

Anne Lin is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Los Angeles, California. Lin has been practicing medicine for over 22 years and is highly rated in 14 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Anal Fissure, Anal Cancer, Familial Colorectal Cancer, and Colorectal Cancer. She is licensed to treat patients in California. Lin is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
14
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

Stanford Health Care

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program In Palo Alto

875 Blake Wilbur Dr 
Palo Alto, CA 

Natalie Kirilcuk is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in Palo Alto, California. Kirilcuk has been practicing medicine for over 17 years and is highly rated in 14 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, and Proctitis. She is licensed to treat patients in California and Missouri. Kirilcuk is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
14
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

University of California Health

Pacific CDDC

1640 Newport Blvd 
Costa Mesa, CA 

Steven Mills is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Costa Mesa, California. Mills has been practicing medicine for over 23 years and is highly rated in 14 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Diverticulitis, Ileostomy, and Appendectomy. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Mills is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
13
conditions
General Surgery
Internal Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Health System

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Santa Monica, CA 

Amy Lightner, MD is an Associate Professor of Surgery in Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH and Associate Professor of Inflammation and Immunity at the Lerner Research Institute.

Highly rated in
13
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Dignity Health

Colorectal Surgery Institute

222 W Eulalia St 
Glendale, CA 

Anamaria Mcelrath-Garza is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Glendale, California. Mcelrath-Garza has been practicing medicine for over 21 years and is highly rated in 13 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Rectal Prolapse, Bowel Incontinence, Encopresis, and Proctitis. She is licensed to treat patients in California. Mcelrath-Garza is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
13
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

University of California San Diego Health System

La Jolla - Perlman Medical Offices

9350 Campus Point Dr 
La Jolla, CA 

Sonia Ramamoorthy is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in La Jolla, California. Ramamoorthy has been practicing medicine for over 26 years and is highly rated in 13 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Colorectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Familial Colorectal Cancer, and Ileostomy. She is licensed to treat patients in California. Ramamoorthy is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
13
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

California Pacific Medical Center

California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

1100 Van Ness Ave 
San Francisco, CA 

Michael Abel is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in San Francisco, California. Abel has been practicing medicine for over 45 years and is highly rated in 13 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hernia, Familial Colorectal Cancer, Umbilical Hernia, and Rectal Prolapse. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Abel is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
12
conditions
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

California Pacific Medical Center

California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

1100 Van Ness Ave 
San Francisco, CA 

Laurence Yee is a General Surgeon and a Colorectal Surgeon in San Francisco, California. Yee has been practicing medicine for over 32 years and is highly rated in 12 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Hernia, Colorectal Cancer, and Choledocholithiasis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Yee is currently accepting new patients.

Highly rated in
12
conditions
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

MemorialCare Health System

Greater Newport Physicians - Tam H. Le, MD - Suite 1

18225 Brookhurst St 
Fountain Valley, CA 

Tam Le is a Colorectal Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Fountain Valley, California. Le has been practicing medicine for over 37 years and is highly rated in 12 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Familial Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Hernia, and Choledocholithiasis. He is licensed to treat patients in California. Le is currently accepting new patients.

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How do I know if I should see a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US?

Typically, your primary care physician will refer you to a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US if they believe it to be necessary. You can also explore your symptoms or research your diagnosis to see what kinds of doctors commonly treat your health condition.

How do I find the best Colorectal Surgeon in California, US?

It’s important to find a Colorectal Surgeon who has extensive experience treating your specific health condition. But it can be challenging to find the best Colorectal Surgeon near California, US. User review sites like Yelp are often of minimal help, especially since there can be a number of problems with relying on reviews of Colorectal Surgeons from other patients. Here at MediFind, we evaluate physicians, according to their expertise so you can quickly find a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US that best fits you.

Each Colorectal Surgeon in California, US is assessed based on research, patient volume, standing among peers, and connectedness to other physicians related to a specific health condition.

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Should I get a second opinion from another Colorectal Surgeon in California, US for my health condition?

When you’re making important health decisions, it’s always recommended to get medical opinions from more than one doctor, and sometimes even more than one Colorectal Surgeon. If you just received a diagnosis, but something in your gut tells you to seek more guidance, it’s OK to consult with another doctor or Colorectal Surgeon to get additional insight into your condition and care. Second opinions are highly valuable because they can either confirm or disprove your original diagnosis or provide different perspectives from different Colorectal Surgeons. If you are unsure about getting a second opinion from another Colorectal Surgeon in California because you don’t want to offend your doctor, don’t let your concerns stop you. The fact is that most doctors, including Colorectal Surgeons, will not get offended and welcome second opinions, especially if you were diagnosed with a serious or rare condition. You can even use MediFind to search for another Colorectal Surgeon in California, US who can provide a second opinion.

How can I learn about the latest research and medical advances my Colorectal Surgeon in California may know about?

Colorectal Surgeons know there is new scientific research happening all the time, and in fact, it’s estimated that the total body of medical knowledge now doubles every 73 days. That’s a lot of information to keep up with, even for an excellent Colorectal Surgeon. MediFind can help you explore the latest medical advances, research, and breakthroughs for your health condition, giving you access to the same cutting-edge information as your Colorectal Surgeon.

How can I research clinical trials my Colorectal Surgeon might tell me about, especially ones that are located near California, US?

Depending on your specific health condition, your Colorectal Surgeon may bring up clinical trials during one of your appointments, including those located inCalifornia, US. Clinical trials are a type of medical research conducted by doctors and researchers, including Colorectal Surgeons, focused on evaluating the effects of new tests and treatments on human health. The purpose of clinical trials is to find improvements or discoveries for diseases and treatments, and your Colorectal Surgeon is likely working to stay on top of these developments. MediFind can help you easily search and filter clinical trials for your health condition, including those located inCalifornia, US, that your Colorectal Surgeon may bring up in conversation. You can also learn more about what to consider when exploring clinical trials that you may wish to discuss with your Colorectal Surgeon.

What should I bring with me to an appointment with my Colorectal Surgeon in California, US?

Bring your list of concerns (or reasons for your visit) with you on a piece of paper or your phone, so you can easily recall them when speaking to your Colorectal Surgeon in California, US. You may want to consider bringing a friend or loved one for support, and to help you recall the information after your Colorectal Surgeon visit. Bring a notebook so you can take notes, copies of your medical records (dating back at least one year), a list of current medications, supplements and allergies to medications, your family history of disease, and a list of symptoms (and details about how long they last and how often they occur) to discuss with your California Colorectal Surgeon.

When talking with your Colorectal Surgeon, be honest and don’t hold anything back, since your doctor can only help you with the information you give them. Understanding the full picture will give your Colorectal Surgeon more to work with and help them provide you with the best care.

How can I get the most out of my Colorectal Surgeon appointment in California, US?

Being a “good patient” isn’t just about listening to your Colorectal Surgeon. It’s about engaging in your health together to ensure you receive a high quality of care, which is called practicing patient autonomy. It’s important to be honest with your Colorectal Surgeon, and hide nothing, even if it’s embarrassing. You should also speak up and voice your concerns, and listen and ask questions of your Colorectal Surgeon. You may also consider doing your own research on your condition and talking to other patients before or after speaking with your Colorectal Surgeon.

What questions should I ask my Colorectal Surgeon?

A few topics you may wish to ask your Colorectal Surgeon about include: diagnosis details, symptom management, medical care, second opinions from other Colorectal Surgeons, whether you should see a specialist in California, US other than a Colorectal Surgeon, treatment plans, side effects, and expectations for follow-up appointments with your Colorectal Surgeon.

What are the most common health conditions that a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US might treat?

Can a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US help me check symptoms?

Depending on your symptoms, a Colorectal Surgeon in California, US may be able to provide a different point of view on your health than a primary care physician. You can also explore your symptoms and bring the results with you to your Colorectal Surgeon visit for discussion.

What types of insurance are accepted by Colorectal Surgeons in California, US?

You should always contact your Colorectal Surgeon’s office to make sure they take your health insurance. Every Colorectal Surgeon has different arrangements with insurance providers. The most commonly accepted insurance in California, US may not be the same as elsewhere, but some of the largest insurance providers are: Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield, Centene, UnitedHealthcare, Humana, HCSC (Health Care Service Corporation), CVS Health/Aetna, Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, and Cigna.

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