Colorectal Surgery Malpractice

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A colorectal surgeon is a physician that specializes in the medical field of surgery involving the colon and rectum.  A colorectal surgeon, also known as a proctologist, specializes in treating diseases and conditions of the lower part of the gastrointestinal tract.  When a colorectal surgeon's level of care, skill or treatment falls below the standard of care and inflicts serious injury or death to a patient, medical malpractice may have occurred.  Unfortunately, even the best colorectal surgeons can commit errors and mistakes that may result in serious injuries or wrongful death.

Colorectal surgery malpractice may include:

  • Delay in Diagnosis or Diagnostic Errors;
  • Failure to Diagnose;
  • Failure to Document Carefully;
  • Failure to Document Clinical Findings;
  • Failure to Obtain Informed Consent;
  • Failure to Obtain Informed Refusal;
  • Failure to Refer to Other Specialists;
  • Failure to Supervise;
  • Failure to Treat;
  • Improper Performance;
  • Medication Error;
  • Misdiagnosis;
  • Poor Follow-Up with Patients;
  • Poor Patient Education;
  • Standard of Care Violations;
  • Surgery Performed on Wrong Body Part;
  • Surgery Performed on Wrong Patient;
  • Surgical Mistakes and Errors;
  • Tools, Sponges, Clams Left Inside Patients after Surgery.

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Some of the conditions a colorectal surgeon might treat and diagnose include:

  • Abscesses;
  • Anal Incontinence;
  • Anorectal Conditions;
  • Bowel Cancer Treatment;
  • Colon Cancer;
  • Colonic Neoplasms;
  • Colonoscopy;
  • Colorectal Cancer;
  • Constipation;
  • Crohn's Disease;
  • Diarrhea;
  • Digestive Disorders;
  • Diverticulitis;
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy;
  • Endoscopy of the Colon and Rectum;
  • Familial Polyposis;
  • Fissures;
  • Fistulas;
  • Hemorrhoids;
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD);
  • Polyps;
  • Rectal Prolapse;
  • Rigid and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy;
  • Ulcerative Colitis.
If you would like a Free Consultation and Case Evaluation, please fill out the Quick Contact Form to the right or click here and a member of our firm will contact you promptly.  You may also contact us directly at (305) 461-1095 or Toll Free at 1-(866)-71-CLAIM.