Ascension Medical Group Providence - Surgery

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Colorectal Surgery
Ascension Medical Group Providence surgeons in Mobile, Alabama provide personalized surgical care

At Ascension Providence in Mobile, Alabama, our board-certified colorectal surgeon provides specialized care for conditions such as colon resection and surgical rectal cancer treatment. We perform pelvic floor reconstruction for pelvic prolapse. Our care team also treats inflammatory bowel disease, a group of conditions that cause swelling and irritation in your digestive tract such as other colon and rectal of conditions, including colorectal cancer, proctology, pelvic floor disorders, diverticulitis, prolapse, incontinence, constipation and inflammatory bowel disease.

Choosing Ascension Providence delivers advanced surgical care from a board-certified colorectal surgeon. At our surgical consultation, our care team listens to understand you and your health concerns. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that's right for you. Whether you are having an outpatient procedure or need inpatient hospital care after surgery, Ascension Providence offers supportive care services for your recovery.

Specializing in surgical treatment of GI conditions

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Our care team specializes in medical and surgical management of Crohn's disease and J-pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis, with a special focus on minimally invasive surgical management.

Pelvic floor disorders - Common problems affecting the pelvic floor muscles include rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence (accidental or uncontrolled leakage) and constipation. Our team uses advanced technology to help diagnose the problem and provide personalized treatment options.

Proctology and gastrointestinal surgery

Our surgical care team provides treatments for anus and rectum disorders, including hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal pain, anal abscesses, rectal bleeding and anal warts. We also treat complex diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, such as diverticulitis, and perform abdominal wall reconstruction.

Preventing and treating colon cancer with colonoscopy

Our surgical care team performs the colonoscopy procedure to diagnose colon cancer and remove suspicious polyps and blockages. Other surgical technology includes high-definition endoscopy, the pill camera, and minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgery.

If you are diagnosed with colorectal cancer or any other abdominal cancer, our care team coordinates your care with your Ascension Providence cancer care team.

Conditions and surgical procedures

Physiologic and pelvic floor disorders

  • Diverticulosis, diverticulitis
  • Colovesical fistula
  • Rectocele
  • Rectal prolapse, anal prolapse
  • Anal manometry
  • Rectal ultrasound
  • Interstim
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Proctitis
  • Radiation proctitis
  • J-pouch
  • Ileoanal pouch
  • Ileostomy
  • Colostomy
  • Ileocecectomy
  • Abdominoperineal resection, low anterior resection

Non-cancerous proctology

Cancer care

  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Carcinoid
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Single site robotic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Colon polyp
  • Anal polyp
  • Rectal polyp
  • Trans-anal excision
  • TAMIS (transanal minimally invasive surgery)
  • Radiation proctitis
  • Colitis
  • Kraske procedure