Colorectal Surgery

The division of Colorectal Surgery provides comprehensive care for benign and malignant diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract. Virgilio George, M.D., who joined the department in 2015, was appointed the new division chief by Chair Prabhakar Baliga, M.D.

Our surgeons are double board certified in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery, lending a unique depth and breadth of experience to a wide range of benign and malignant diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract.The division is nationally and internationally recognized for its pioneering efforts and extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and state-of-the-art laparoscopic technologies for colorectal cancer, Crohn’s Disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases.

Meet our faculty and learn about their areas of expertise.

Dr Virgilio George 

Virgilio George, M.D. 

Chief and Associate Professor

Dr Thomas Curran 

Thomas Curran, M.D., MPH

Assistant Professor

Dr Maxwell 

Pinckney Johnstone Maxwell IV, M.D.

Associate Professor