Jiri Bem, MD

Jiri Bem, MD

General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Dr. Bem treats patients 14 years and older. His goal is to listen to his patients and give them the best advice possible in creating a personalized care plan that will help them feel better. Dr. Bem is trained to diagnose various conditions of the colon and rectum by colonoscopy, high resolution anoscopy and other means. He can treat them endoscopically or surgically, and will monitor the patient’s condition afterward. Dr. Bem uses all the most up-to-date techniques available. (colonic stenting, endoscopic removal of advanced polyps, robotic / laparoscopic surgery, placement of sacral nerve stimulators for fecal incontinence and more). He is credentialed by the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group to enroll patients into clinical trials for rectal cancer. Dr. Bem has significant experience in treating patients with pelvic floor disorders including fecal incontinence and obstructive defecation. He is experienced in robotic surgery and has presented his robotic technique and novel robotic approach to patient's conditions internationally.

Specialty interests:
• Robotic and laproscopic surgery
• Disorders of the small and large bowel
• Colonic stenting
• Endoscopic removal of advanced polyps
• Placement of sacral nerve stimulators for fecal incontinence
• Colonoscopy for screening
• Advanced robotic repair of rectocele, rectal prolapse and associated disorders of the pelvic floor.
• Surgical treatment of constipation

Dr. Bem enjoys sports, painting, art and traveling.



  • Charles University


  • SUNY - Buffalo


  • SUNY - Buffalo
  • SUNY-HospitalC at Syracuse


  • University of South Al Medical Center.


  • Gymnasium Pilsen


Hospital Affiliations

  • Lourdes Hospital


  • The American Board of Surgery - Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • The American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • The American Board of Surgery - Surgery


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