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colorectal surgeon in Harley Street.
What does a colorectal surgeon do?
A colorectal surgeon is a general surgeon who has had further training and is expert in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. Endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy are performed to diagnose diseases such as cancer.
Colon diseases or disorders include:
Hirschsprung's disease (aganglionosis)
Irritable bowel syndrome
Polyposis (see also Polyp)
Ulcerative colitis and toxic megacolon
Regulation of private colorectal surgeons
There are two professional bodies in the UK which represent general surgeons: