Multidisciplinary Care for all Anal, Colon and Rectal Conditions Colorectal Surgery

Comprehensive Surgical Treatment for All Anal, Colon and Rectal Conditions

The Johns Hopkins Colorectal Surgery Division provides comprehensive treatment for all anal, colon and rectal diseases. We collaborate with healthcare providers across different specialties to provide you the best care.

Our research at the Johns Hopkins Colorectal Cancer Research Center of Excellence focuses on early-diagnosis in younger adults, helping detect, treat and manage colorectal cancer for better patient outcomes.

  • Conditions We Treat

    We provide treatment for all anal, colon and rectal diseases. Learn more about the conditions we treat.

  • Our Treatments

    Learn more about the advanced and minimally invasive surgical treatments we provide patients.

  • Meet Our Experts

    Meet our world-renowned colorectal surgeons and care team at Johns Hopkins.

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Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Colorectal Surgery?

Multidisciplinary Care

Our multidisciplinary care team consists of surgeons, nurses and other healthcare providers across multiple divisions to create the best treatment plan. We specialize in treating patients of all ages diagnosed with any colorectal disease.

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Treatment for all Anal, Colon and Rectal Conditions

Johns Hopkins is one of the few institutions that offers the 5x5 protocol, a comprehensive treatment for rectal cancer. We provide advanced surgical treatment including robotic-assisted and laparoscopic surgery for all anal, colon and rectal conditions.

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Convenient and Accessible Care

We offer patients timely access to care by scheduling appointments within one to two weeks as well as providing care through telemedicine.

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Our Advanced Surgical Treatments

Your physician will talk with you about the best treatment option for your condition. We provide the following surgical treatments for colorectal cancer and diseases:

Colon Cancer in Young People | Q&A

Dr. Alodia Gabre-Kidan discusses the recent rise in young patients with colorectal cancer, the multidisciplinary team at the Johns Hopkins Colorectal Cancer Research Center of Excellence and its coordinated approach to patient care.

Gary Waymire's Story | Colorectal Cancer

After a large polyp was discovered in Gary Waymire's rectum following a routine colonoscopy, he sought a second opinion at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Our team used a series of aggressive and innovative surgical procedures as part of Gary’s treatment.

Fecal Incontinence: Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

Colon and rectal surgeon Susan Gearhart discusses the causes, risk factors and treatment options available for individuals diagnosed with fecal incontinence, including Johns Hopkins’ multidisciplinary team approach to administering care.

Surgical Second Opinions

Call us at 443-997-1508 to request a second opinion for your colorectal condition.

Meet Our Experts

Advanced Practitioners

Katherine Braid, C.R.N.P.

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Nicole Cowell, R.N.

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Carol Cwik, R.N.

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Andi Girard, C.R.N.P.

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Victoria MacQuilliam, C.R.N.P.

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Adriel Schneider, P.A.-C.

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Tam Warczynski, C.R.N.P.

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Locations for Care

Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Some of our surgical procedures can be performed at our convenient ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) instead of in the hospital. Learn more about the many benefits of our ambulatory surgery centers.