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Dr. Nur Akmalrudin Nur Dzainuddin
MD (UNPAD), Master of Surgery (UKM)
Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery (M’sia)
What is the role of a Colorectal Surgeon?
A colorectal surgeon specializes in the surgical treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Their role involves diagnosing, managing, and performing surgeries for various colorectal conditions such as colorectal cancer, haemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, and rectal prolapse. They work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care, including performing diagnostic tests, recommending treatment options, and conducting surgical procedures to improve patients’ colorectal health.
When do you need to see a Colorectal Surgeon?
You should always seek medical advice from a Colorectal Surgeon if you have the following conditions:
- Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis, staging, and surgical treatment of colon or rectal cancer.
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Managing surgical options for conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
- Diverticulitis: Surgical intervention for complications or recurrent episodes of diverticulitis.
- Anal Conditions: Treating conditions like anal fissures, abscesses, fistulas, or haemorrhoids.
- Rectal Prolapse: Surgical correction of rectal prolapse, where the rectum protrudes from the anus.
- Bowel Obstruction: Surgery to relieve obstructions caused by tumours, scar tissue, or other factors.
- Polyps: Removal of precancerous or cancerous polyps in the colon or rectum.
- Rectal Bleeding: Investigating and treating the cause of persistent rectal bleeding.
- Fecal Incontinence: Evaluating and offering surgical options for patients with severe bowel control problems.
- Perianal Abscesses: Drainage and surgical management of infected abscesses around the anus.
- Other conditions related to colon, rectum and anus.