Colon and Rectal Surgery at Southern Regional Medical Center
Patient-Centered Care with a Personalized Approach
Southern Regional Medical Center provides a full range of colon and rectal
surgeries, including minimally-invasive options. We offer a patient-centered
experience from diagnosis to treatment, recovery and beyond. Our colon
and rectal specialist received specialized training in the treatment of
all diseases of the intestine, colon, rectum, and anus. Our team will
support and guide you through each step of your surgical care and management.
Learn more about our
360 Degrees of Care model.
Southern Regional’s Colorectal surgeon,Dr. Chitra Sambasivan, or “Dr. Sam” as she is affectionately known, specializes
in surgery for colon and rectal cancer, as well as benign conditions such
as inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, rectal prolapse
and fecal incontinence. Dr. Sambasivan uses high-resolution anoscopy,
as well as minimally invasive procedures to treat colorectal cancer, diverticulitis
and inflammatory bowel disease. She is board certified in general surgery,
as well as colon and rectal surgery.