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Colorectal Surgery

Known for excellence and expertise, Norwalk Hospital’s outstanding colon and rectal surgeons perform more robotic colorectal surgeries than any other hospital in Fairfield County.

Certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and active members of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, our colorectal surgeons provide advanced, innovative, personalized care for a wide range of conditions affecting the colon, rectum, anus and small bowel, including both non-surgical and surgical treatments. They have extensive experience with sphincter-preserving surgery for rectal cancer, as well as surgical procedures for ulcerative colitis (ileoanal pouch procedure). 

Our surgeons are experts in the surgical management of:

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative colitis

We provide individualized treatment to optimize outcome. Our colon and rectal surgeons treat a variety of anorectal conditions including:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoidectomy: Surgical removal of hemorrhoids      
  • Rubber band ligation: A procedure to treat hemorrhoids with a tight rubber band that blocks blood flood
  • Sclerotherapy: A method of treating hemorrhoids by injecting medication directly into the tissue
  • Stapled hemorrhoidectomy (PPH): Removal of hemorrhoids that uses staples instead of sutures to close the wound
  •  Ultrasound-guided hemorrhoid artery ligation (HAL-RAR procedure): A minimally invasive procedure to shrink hemorrhoids
  • Anal fistula
  • Advancement flaps: Surgical procedure to fix a rectal ulcer or anal fistula that has developed between the rectum and anus
  • Fibrin glue: A specialized treatment for anal fistula that uses a glue to seal the opening between the anus and rectum
  • Fistula plug: A sphincter-sparing, non-surgical treatment for anal fistula
  • Fistulotomy: A surgical procedure that involves opening up and correcting an anal fistula
  • Setons: A surgical treatment for certain types of anal fistula
  • Anal fissure
  • Botox: A temporary injection-based treatment for anal fissure
  • Sphincterotomy: Surgical procedure for treatment of anal fissure
  • Topical therapy: Medication applied to help heal an anal fissure
  • Pelvic floor disorders: Including fecal incontinence, constipation and rectal prolapse.
  • Ostomy