Colon and Rectal Specialists

colonandrectalspecialists.comColon and rectal specialists, also known as colorectal surgeons, are experts in the medical and surgical management of diseases of the intestinal tract, specifically in the colon, rectum, anal canal, Treatment for hemorrhoids and perianal area. They have special skills in the performance of endoscopic procedures of the lower intestinal tract.

Colorectal surgeons have advanced training in the management of conditions such as colorectal polyps and cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis), diverticulitis or diverticulosis, as well as common anal conditions such as haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses, Treatment for hemorrhoids and fistulas. They are also trained in anorectal physiology required for the evaluation and treatment of constipation and fecal incontinence.

Board-certified colorectal surgeons are both diplomats and fellows of the Philippine Society of Colorectal Surgeons, having completed the requisite training and licensure accreditation requirements. They are committed to the highest standards of care for patients suffering from the more common to the most complex diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.



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Colon and Rectal Specialists in the Philippines

Dr. Manuel Francisco (Ramy) T. Roxas
Dr. Manuel Francisco (Ramy) T. Roxas

1. Dr. Manuel Francisco T. Roxas President, ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons Meeting Immediate Past President, Philippine Society of Colorectal Surgeons (PSCRS)    (2 terms) President, Colorectal Specialists, (CRS) Director, The Medical City Colorectal Clinic and Colorectal Cancer Program Immediate Past Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital (2 terms) Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Asian Hospital and Medical Center   Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital   Subspecialty Training (International)   First Filipino to win two awards from the American College of Surgeons, specifically: International Scholar National Surgical Quality...

Dr. Robert L. Chang
Dr. Robert L. Chang

2. Dr. Robert L. Chang Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Vice President, Colorectal Specialists Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Jose R Reyes Memorial Medical Center   Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital   Subspecialty Training (International) Colorectal cancer surgery training at: Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Basingstoke Hospital, England National University Hospital, Singapore National Cancer Center, Japan Special Interests Expertise in robotic and laparoscopic colorectal surgery Hospital Affiliations The Medical City Chinese General Hospital St. Luke's Medical Center Cardinal Santos Medical Center

Dr. Catherine S. Co
Dr. Catherine S. Co

3. Dr. Catherine S. Co Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (International) Minimally invasive surgery and Robotic surgery at: National University Hospital, Singapore Pamela YoudeNethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong Robotic Surgery - Prince of Wales Hospital-Chinese University of Hong Kong, Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre, Hong Kong Special Interests Laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery Endoscopy Endoanal and endorectal ultrasound Hospital Affiliations Manila Doctors Hospital The Medical City Philippine General Hospital Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center 

Dr. Dione Parreño-Sacdalan
Dr. Dione Parreño-Sacdalan

4. Dr. Dione Parreño-Sacdalan Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (International) Minimally invasive surgery and anorectal surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand Full Research Fellow at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) at Bethesda, Maryland, USA Only Filipino awarded the International Guest Scholarship from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, with rotations for anorectal physiology at the University of Minnesota, and colorectal cancer surgery at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York Special Interests Colorectal surgery...

Dr. Carlo C. Cajucom
Dr. Carlo C. Cajucom

5. Dr. Carlo C. Cajucom Training officer, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Jose R Reyes Memorial Medical Center Training officer, Department of Surgery, Quirino Memorial Medical Center Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Jose R Reyes Memorial Medical Center Subspecialty Training (International) Singapore General Hospital National University Hospital, Singapore Sydney, Australia Special Interests Colorectal surgery Laparoscopic colorectal surgery Advanced hemorrhoid and anal fistula surgery Hospital Affiliations The Medical City Chinese General Hospital 

Dr. Marc Paul J. Lopez
Dr. Marc Paul J. Lopez

6. Dr. Marc Paul J. Lopez Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (Local) Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, UP-Philippine General Hospital Subspecialty Training (International) Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, as well as advanced hemorrhoid and anal fistula surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, University Medical Center, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Trained under Dr. Paul Sugarbaker at the Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC and Dr. Jesus Esquivel at the St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore MD.  Dr. Lopez studied Peritoneal Surface Malignancy and the conduct of Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal...

1. Dr. Manuel Francisco T. Roxas President, ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons Meeting Immediate Past President, Philippine Society of Colorectal Surgeons (PSCRS)    (2 terms) President, Colorectal Specialists, (CRS) Director, The Medical City Colorectal Clinic and Colorectal Cancer Program Immediate Past…