Colorectal Surgery

The division of Colorectal Surgery provides comprehensive care for benign and malignant diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract. 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.

MUSC Hollings Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), recognizing our commitment to providing the best possible care for patients with the disease. The accreditation is a quality improvement program of the American College of Surgeons. Hollings is one of only 22 centers in the country to earn the accreditation and is the first in South Carolina, further highlighting the center as a national leader in treating cancers of the digestive system.

Meet our faculty and learn about their areas of expertise.

Dr Virgilio George

Virgilio George, M.D.

Chief and Professor

Dr Thomas Curran

Thomas Curran, M.D., MPH

Assistant Professor

Colleen Donahue, MD

Colleen Donahue, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Maggie L. Westfal, MD, MPH

Maggie L. Westfal, M.D., MPH

Assistant Professor