Oswego man’s surgery the first of its kind in Fox Valley area!

Beacon News, The (Aurora, IL)September 26, 2003
Section: Daybreak
Page: F1
By: Dan Waitt

Dr. H. Drexel Dobson and Nicholas Savage, 24, at Rush-Copley Medical Center

AURORA — Nicholas Savage has looked forward to the day when his body would function normally.The 24-year-old Oswego man who has suffered from colitis for the past six years recently underwent surgery that essentially gave him a new colon,

Breakthrough Treatments in Colorectal Surgery Webchat

Breakthrough Treatments in Colorectal Surgery

Drex Dobson, M.D.:
Welcome to the afternoon’s chat on Breakthrough Treatments in Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Dobson is with us today and welcomes your questions.

What breakthrough treatments exist today for colorectal surgery?

Drex Dobson, M.D.:
Well, many treatment options exist for colorectal surgery…. I could better answer your question if you could give me a hint as to what topic you are interested in knowing about,

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Dr. Dobson specializes in the treatment of these Colon and Rectal Disorders:
Small Intestinal Disease
Laparascopic and Conventional Surgery of the Small Intestine, Crohn’s Disease,
Entero-entero and entero-cutaneous fistula/Complex fistula repair
Management of Short Gut Syndrome Syndrome
Diseases of the Colon
Open and Laparascopic Total Proctocolectomy with Reconstruction (J-pouch)
Laparascopic Colectomy for Benign (ie Diverticular) and Malignant (Cancerous) Processes
Colon Cancer Resection
Bowel Resections in Obese and High-Risk Patients
Diseases of the Rectum
Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancers,