Gastrointestinal Surgical Specialists is a group of surgeons who limit their practice to the specialty of Colon and Rectal Surgery using gastroenterology, colonoscopy and colorectal surgery In Charleston SC. We understand the sensitive nature of our area of specialization and make every effort to educate our patients and to make them comfortable with their course of treatment. In our practice, one of our doctors is always on call. That means that as a patient of Gastrointestinal Surgical Specialists, you will always be seen by a board certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon.
Utilizing the latest in surgical techniques including laparoscopic surgical technology, anorectal ultrasound and colonoscopy, the physicians of Gastrointestinal Surgical Specialists treat and care for diseases of the colon and rectum. Our surgeons have completed training in General Surgery with additional specialized training specific to the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum. These include such entities as hemorrhoids, anal fissures and fistulas, bowel incontinence and the management of diverticulosis, benign and malignant polyps of the colon and rectum, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease(Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), and constipation. Our physicians have expertise in sphincter saving surgery for rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and familial polyposis. We also offer screening for colorectal cancer and colonoscopy and treat complex anorectal disorders including incontinence and pelvic floor abnormalities.