Colon & Rectal Surgery
George Chang, M.D.
Chair Ad Interim
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:
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.
Train With Us
Learn about our training programs in Advanced Colorectal Cancer Surgical Oncology and General Surgical Oncology.