Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, General Surgeon, Ocala

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Colon surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States. Laparoscopic surgery significantly changed the way colon surgery is performed.  With the laparoscopic techniques the patients benefit from faster recovery, less pain, shorter hospital stay and faster return to regular activities.  Unfortunately to this day a large number of colon surgeries in the US are done open.

Our surgeons are highly trained in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Most of the colon surgeries done by Dr. Angel Caban and Dr. George Rossidis are Minimally Invasive and the patients experienced significantly faster recovery and great outcomes.

If you are in need of colon surgery for benign or malignant pathology look no further.  If you are looking for a second opinion because your doctor referred you to a surgeon that only does open colon surgery or that has a high conversion rate, look no further.  Our surgeons have the most experience in the Ocala and Marion County area in Laparoscopic Colon Surgery.

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Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy

Diverticulosis and diverticulitis are very prevalent conditions of the sigmoid colon.  They are very common in Marion County but most patients are treated with non operative management.  In patients with recurrent or severe symptoms surgery could be indicated. Most of the episodes will involved the sigmoid colon but other parts of the colon can be affected.  Colon surgery to remove the affected area can be done laparoscopic in many circumstances.

Our surgeons advanced laparoscopic skills are a great asset to care for the most complex of this cases.  Some of the complications of diverticular disease include perforations, colovaginal or colovesicle fistulas and colonic strictures just to mention a few. Dr. Caban and Dr. Rossidis has been able to care for this issues using laparoscopic surgery in many cases.

Colon Cancer

Colo-Rectal cancer is the third-most lethal cancer in men and women in the United States.  The incidence increases steadily after age 50 but about 8% of the cases occur before age 40. Screening colonoscopy is recommended after age 50 in an attempt to identified suspicious polyps or early cancers.  If detected on time colon cancer is highly curable.  A multi disciplinary approach is necessary to adequately treat this patients. Our surgeons work closely with gastrointestinal and oncology providers to provide the patients with prompt treatment.

Surgery is the main treatment for colo-rectal cancer.  Dr. Caban and Dr. Rossidis are highly experienced on this procedures and their patients outcomes are excellent.

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Look No Further, We Have the Best Outcomes In Ocala

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