A Colorectal Surgeon (or Proctologist) repairs damage to the colon, rectum and anus. Colorectal Surgery is a vital treatment option for
, and some cases of
, often resulting in reconstruction of the intestinal tract. Other bowel conditions that may require surgery to a lesser extent include
(tears in the lining of the anus),
. Most of these surgeries repair tears, remove blockages, or tighten sphincter muscles. Surgery is also sometimes used to treat
pelvic floor disorders
, such as perineal hernia and rectocele (bulging of the rectum towards the vagina). Some colorectal conditions or diseases may be treated with minimally invasive surgery, while others will require more complex procedures.
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Dr Michael Payne is a General Surgeon specialising in Gallbladder, Hernia, Skin cancer & Melanoma, Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy, Laparoscopy & Abdominal Surgery, Carpal Tunnel, Vasectomy, Submandibular Gland, Wound and Ulcer Management
Bowel Cancer Screening, Endoscopy & Colonoscopy, Endoscopic polypectomy, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Functional gut disorders (IBS), Coeliac disease, Pancreatic disorders. . . .
Professor Young performs laparoscopic and open surgery for complex colorectal diseases including primary and recurrent colon and rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease . . . .