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Colon and Rectal Surgery

When you’re suffering from a disease or condition of the colon, rectum, or anus, you need compassionate care and surgical expertise. Our team treats benign and malignant conditions, performs routine screening examinations, and treats problems with surgery, when necessary. Our specialties include advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, as well as diagnosis and management of colon and rectal cancer. We also treat conditions such as diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, abscesses and fistulas, and continence disorders.

Highlights & Resources

  • Article

    Colon Cancer: What Raises Your Risk

Providers

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Biography

    Chris Kantarian, MD sees acute care surgery patients in the hospital.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Biography

    Benjamin J. Karsten, MD has special interests in advanced laparoscopic techniques for colon and rectal cancer. Dr. Karsten completed his residency in general surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He completed his fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Biography

    Jennifer K. Lee, MD specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. She has clinical interests in robotic and minimally invasive techniques, colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, pelvic floor disorders, and anorectal disorders.

    Dr. Lee's goal is to provide high-quality patient-centered care with compassion by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to optimize the outcome for each patient.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Availability

    Accepting new patients