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.

quidnunc:
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,

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