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Colorectal / Proctology

We treat patients age 5 to adulthood

What is Proctology or Colorectal Surgery?

Proctology or Colorectal Surgery is a branch of medicine that is dealing with illnesses of the colon, rectum and anus.
A Proctologist or Colorectal Surgeon is a general surgeon that has undergone further study in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions pertaining the colon rectum and anus.

AZHD’s Colorectal Surgery/Proctology/Colonoscopy Department treats patients age 5 to adulthood and offers the following range of services

Meet Our Team

Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world

  • Dr. Maher A Abbas

    Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

    Dr. Maher A Abbas

    Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
    Dr. Maher A. Abbas is an internationally known colorectal and gastrointestinal surgeon with 25 years of experience in medicine and surgery. To date he has conducted more than 15,000 operations and procedures. He is the recipient of 29 honor awards including America’s Top Surgeons, America’s most compassionate Doctors, Super Doctors of Southern California, and Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors. He is professor of surgery and he is senior examiner of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • Dr. Gokhan Cipe

    Specialist General Surgeon & Head of Robotic Surgery

    Dr. Gokhan Cipe

    Specialist General Surgeon & Head of Robotic Surgery
    Dr. Cipe is a Professor of Surgery. He is a European and Turkish Board-certified General Surgeon, with more than 20 years of experience. He started his career in 1999, at Sisli Etfal Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul - Turkey, and worked in several reputed hospitals there.

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