COLOPROCTOLOGÍA BARCELONAInformation about the specialty

What is Coloproctology?

Coloproctology includes organic or functional diseases which affect the colon (large intestine), rectum and anus, supporting structures, vascular, nervous and lymphatic supply, and the pelvic floor muscles and areas of the anorectal region. Moreover, small intestine is included as a related structure that affects different coloproctological processes.


What is a Colorectal Surgeon?

A colorectal surgeon is a digestive surgery specialist subspecialized in colon, rectus and anus diseases diagnosis and treatment. Nowadays only one European title recognizes the Coloproctological formation, the “European Board of Coloproctology”