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Digestive Disease Center

Conditions & Treatments

The physicians at the Temple Digestive Disease Center specialize in minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat patients with colorectal cancers, Crohn’s disease and other gastrointestinal diseases. Learn more about the gastrointestinal conditions we treat, and the quality care you can expect as a patient at Temple’s Digestive Disease Center.

Conditions Treated

Treatment Options

  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) approaches for colon and rectal disease
  • Comprehensive treatment of colon and rectal cancers
  • Laparoscopic approaches, such as the “J pouch,” for ulcerative colitis
  • Advanced procedures for bowel preservation in patients with Crohn’s disease
  • Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
  • Leading-edge treatment for fissures, hemorrhoids and fistulae
  • The latest sphincter-sparing techniques
  • Colonic stenting for obstructing colorectal tumors