Our Services

The Colon and Rectal Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with an emphasis on the surgical management of colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).

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, pelvic floor abnormalities, and anal fistulas.

Related Services

Robotic Surgery for Colorectal Conditions



At Swedish, colonoscopy is performed thousands of times a year by colorectal surgeons and gastroenterologists—making Swedish's colorectal cancer screening program the largest in the Northwest.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Part of the Swedish Digestive Health Institute, our care team includes the region’s top gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, dietitians, nurses and clinical researchers.

Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery) is a new form of Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) pioneered in 2009 that allows surgeons to...

Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Understand treatment of ulcerative colitis.