Penn State Hershey Colon and Rectal Surgery

At Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center our skilled colorectal team provides the most advanced and effective medical care available.

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious colorectal disease, you want the most advanced and effective medical care available, state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities, latest drug therapies and leading-edge surgical techniques. At Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, our skilled colon and rectal surgeons provide all that and more.

We also provide hope for a full, rewarding life after treatment, by providing the area’s most comprehensive colon and rectal care.

We take the time to help patients understand the complexities of their illness. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in treating patients with complicated colorectal disease, including inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis), colorectal cancer, fecal incontinence and diverticulitis.


IBD: Taking Control of Your Disease

A patient symposium focused on inflammatory bowel disease

Mt. Nittany Medical Center
1800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for an informative evening that may answer many of your questions about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Everyone who is impacted by IBD, Crohn's disease, or ulcerative colitis is invited to attend—the person with IBD, the family, and doctors who treat this condition. We will present current, pertinent information that will give you the opportunity to take charge of your IBD with your health-care team.


• IBD: What is it, how is it diagnosed, what tests do we use?
• Medical Management of IBD
• Surgical Management of IBD


We want to make you as comfortable as possible. The information in this booklet will help you understand more about what to expect before, during, and after your surgery.