For expert diagnosis and treatment of colorectal conditions in Northridge, visit Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates
At Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates, Northridge residents can find the expert care they need for diagnosis and treatment of any condition that affects the colon, rectum or anus.
Our dedicated team consists of five board-certified colorectal surgeons (or proctologists): Dr. Gary Hoffman, Dr. Eiman Firoozmand, Dr. Liza Capiendo, and Dr. Stephen Yoo. Each is highly qualified and brings his or her own expertise to our practice, which has provided care to those in the Northridge area and greater Los Angeles since 1957.
Treatment of Colorectal Conditions in Northridge
Residents of Northridge can find treatment and diagnostic procedures for colorectal conditions at the nearby offices of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates.
Our knowledgeable colorectal experts are capable of diagnosing and treating a wide array of ailments like:
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Colon cancer
- Anal fissures
- Rectal prolapse
- Colon polyps
If you are a Northridge resident and suffer from one of these conditions, Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates can help. We will start by finding the identifying the cause of the problem using diagnostic procedures, which may include:
Once your condition has been diagnosed, our team will work tirelessly to provide you with the best care and help you return to a normal life in Northridge.
Colonoscopy in Northridge
The cause of your colorectal condition may at first be unclear, but colonoscopy can help you find the cause of the problem and guide us in selecting an effective method of treatment in Northridge. Colonoscopy is recommended as a routine diagnostic procedure for those over 50 who are at an increased risk of colon cancer in addition to its value in examining the source of colorectal ailments.
During a colonoscopy, your colorectal specialist will use a specialized tool known as a colonoscope to evaluate the rectum and large intestine. The colonoscope is equipped with a light and camera as well as instruments that allow your colorectal specialist to remove polyps, assess abnormalities and collect biopsies for further testing.
If you visit our offices for a colonoscopy, you will be guided through all of the steps to prepare for your procedure. Colonoscopy preparation is simple and will ensure that your procedure is both comfortable and effective.
For more information on how Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates can help you with colorectal surgery or colonoscopy, contact our offices today.