Colon and Rectal

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.