Colon & Rectal Surgery
George Chang, M.D.
Chair Ad Interim
- Departments, Labs and Institutes
- Departments and Divisions
- Colon & Rectal Surgery
The Colon and Rectal Surgery Department is a leader in minimally invasive surgery for cancers of the colon, rectum and anus. Our faculty are also recognized leaders in patient-reported outcomes in colorectal cancer, colorectal cancer in young adults, implementation of early recovery after surgery, and salvage surgery for patients with recurrent cancer. They are knownfor advancing the safe and effective implementation of operations that can help patients avoid the need for a colostomy, which can have life-changing impact. Our group maintains excellent cancer and recovery outcomes that exceed the national average.
Our surgeons treat patients with:
Carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer
Hereditary and young-onset colorectal cancer
Our faculty members see patients at MD Anderson in the Medical Center and throughout the Houston area at MD Anderson clinics in West Houston, The Woodlands, Sugarland and League City. We also offer convenient telemedicine options for certain types of follow-up care.
Join Our Team
Current Open Positions
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery is seeking clinical faculty for Term-Tenure/Term-Tenure Track Appointment and Clinical Faculty Appointment positions. Selected candidates will be responsible for providing clinical expertise in patient care and management, supporting programmatic and research development, and providing an outstanding teaching environment for fellows, residents, and students. Key duties include practicing clinical surgery, participating in related regional/national/international conferences, teaching integrated programs in the surgical sciences, conducting research, serving on relevant departmental and institutional committees, and supporting department and institutional initiatives for quality, safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Salary is competitive, with excellent compensation and benefits package provided.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis
protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Qualified candidates will have an MD degree. Proven interest in the research and treatment of patients with colon and rectal cancer is desired, and specific experience in colon and rectal surgical oncology beyond residency training (e.g. subspecialty fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, or equivalent) is required.
For More Information
George J. Chang, MD, MS
Professor and Chair ad interim
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street, FCT 17.5022, Unit 1484
Houston, Texas 77030-4008
To apply, click on this link.
Learn about our work on the Colorectal Cancer Moon Shot Program.
Train With Us
Learn about our training programs in Advanced Colorectal Cancer Surgical Oncology and General Surgical Oncology.
Advanced Colon and Rectal Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Visit our Colorectal Center and Genetics Clinic for additional resources.