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Colon and Rectal Disorders


Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's Take Steps Walk - May 20, 2023 - Jefferson Park in Seattle

VMFH and the Center for Digestive Health are sponsoring the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's Take Steps Walk on May 20, 2023 at Jefferson Park in Seattle. We invite you to support this important event benefiting the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation by supporting the VMFH "Royal Flush" team! Timothy Zisman, MD, our captain for the event, encourages you to consider joining us in person for this fun, family-friendly event. Join the Royal Flush team, or donate.

The Center for Colon and Recal Disorders at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is an international center for treating people with colon and rectal disorders. The center provides comprehensive care for people with colorectal conditions, offering standard therapies as well as newer treatments available only within clinical trials.

A full spectrum of colorectal care

The Center for Colon and Rectal Disorders team uses a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to caring for people with complex colorectal conditions. The team includes experts from gastroenterology and surgery, interventional radiology, oncology, nursing and pathology. We offer leading-edge colon and rectal care that spans the spectrum of colorectal disease, including screening, treatment and survivorship for cancer. Beyond clinical excellence, the Center for Colon and Rectal Disorders focuses on education, research and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Meet our team and learn more about our comprehensive approach for the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal conditions

Find a colon and rectal surgeon near you

If you have symptoms of a colorectal disorder, such as abdominal discomfort or a change in bowel habits, our gastroenterologists can help.