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Conditions We Treat

Colon and Rectal Cancer

Cancer of the Colon remains the most common cancer affecting both men and women. More than 95,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States.

Colon and Rectal Cancer

Cancer of the Colon remains the most common cancer affecting both men and women. More than 95,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States.

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory disease of the intestinal tract. The cause of Crohn’s Disease is not yet known although scientists and researchers believe that it is probably related to an immune phenomenon.

Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis

Diverticulosis is a condition of the large intestine that usually results from consuming insufficient dietary fiber.

Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis

Diverticulosis is a condition of the large intestine that usually results from consuming insufficient dietary fiber. As a result of higher than normal pressure in the large intestine (colon) small hernias or “out-pouches” develop called diverticula.

Fissures

Anal Fissures are small tears in the lining of the anal canal. They are most commonly caused by constipation, diarrhea or trauma. They cause burning or sharp pain in the anal canal that is set off by bowel movements and usually lasts for several hours.

Fistula In-Ano

An anal fistula is an abnormal connection between the inside of the anal canal and the skin around the anus. A fistula usually arises as a consequence of an infection of one of the glands that are located within the anal canal.

Fistula In-Ano

An anal fistula is an abnormal connection between the inside of the anal canal and the skin around the anus. A fistula usually arises as a consequence of an infection of one of the glands that are located within the anal canal.

Hemorrhoids

Internal and external hemorrhoids are dilated vascular cushions that are located in and below the anal canal. They are part of the normal anatomy but can produce problems when they become enlarged and inflamed.

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Established in 1924 by Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 80 years. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla offers a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services. It is consistently recognized for quality patient care and is the first in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.

San Diego Colon and Rectal Surgeons

9834 Genesee Avenue
Suite 201
La Jolla, California 92037

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