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Colon & Rectal Surgery at UPMC Hamot Surgery Center

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Katherine Foley, MD

Edward Glennon, MD

Extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and state-of-the-art technologies for colon and rectal conditions including:

  • Cancer disorders, precancerous polyps, & retrorectal tumor

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    • Crohn’s disease

    • Ulcerative colitis

  • Diverticulitis

  • Inherited colon & rectal syndromes

  • Benign ano-rectal disorders

Minimally Invasive


Our surgeons apply advanced technologies to:

  • Avoid large incisions

  • Lessen trauma to the body

  • Preserve colorectal structure & function, including the creation of bowel anastomosis

  • Use innovative methods to avoid permanent colostomies and ileostomies

  • Minimize the effect of surgery on the immune system

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