Colorectal surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC are industry leaders in managing such conditions as colon cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and benign disorders of the colon, rectum and anus (such as polyps and diverticulitis). Our board-certified colorectal surgeons offer special expertise in minimally invasive surgery, complex surgical procedures for colonic and small bowel disease, and anorectal and pelvic floor dysfunction.
We are strongly committed to providing state-of-the-art treatment, using the latest advancements available in our internationally recognized education and research center.
We are dedicated to providing compassionate and innovative patient care for all aspects of colon and rectal diseases. Our mission is to provide the best patient care possible by focusing on patient outcomes, satisfaction, individual support and cultural sensitivity.
By collaborating with Keck Medicine gastroenterologists and oncologists, we take multiple medical disciplines into consideration to give you complete, comprehensive care in a friendly and private office environment.
Colorectal Support Groups
The USC Community Ostomy Support Group is a professional support group that will provide information and support for family, spouses and peoples who are either currently living with an ostomy or a diversion. Various guest speakers are scheduled to attend meetings including ostomy supply vendors and individuals from the medical community. Family members and caregivers are encouraged to attend. This group is facilitated by Ronna Harris, LCSW. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.
Colorectal Surgical Resources
Colorectal Surgical Societies
Bristol Stool Chart
Food and Bowel Weekly Diary
Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Surgery
Preparation for In-Patient Surgery (NuLytely)
Preparation for Surgery – Miralax
Proctocolectomy With J Pouch