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GI Surgery at HUMC - Top decile in the U.S. for Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked in the top decile in the U.S. for colorectal surgery length of stay, surgical site infection and readmission rates, according to the hospital’s 2021 report from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). Our colorectal surgeons are early adopters of state-of-the-art technology and the newest robotic-assisted surgery techniques, which allow them to use the least invasive approaches to deliver outstanding outcomes.

Equity in Care
Addressing Inequities in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Care at Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack University Medical Center aims to understand inequities and provide enhanced community outreach and access

Cancer in Young Patients
With Colorectal Cancer Rates on the Rise in Younger People, Patients and Physicians Must Take Symptoms Seriously

Hackensack University Medical Center colorectal surgeon addresses trend toward increased diagnoses in individuals under 50 with no family history

J-Pouch Surgery Delivers Life-Altering Benefits for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis at Hackensack University Medical Center

Colorectal surgeons use robotic and laparoscopic techniques to restore patients’ quality of life

Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Experience Leads to Outstanding Patient Outcomes

Hackensack University Medical Center’s long-standing commitment to robotic surgery provides infrastructure for innovation and excellence in colorectal care

Better Outcomes
Hackensack University Medical Center Colorectal Surgery “Dream Team” Achieves Top-Decile Rankings from NSQIP

Colorectal surgeons nationally recognized for excellence in length of stay, surgical site infections and readmission rates

Patient Experience
New Helena Theurer Pavilion Promotes Unmatched Colorectal Surgery Experience at Hackensack University Medical Center

All-private rooms, advanced robotic-assisted surgical technology and innovative features promote comfort, convenience and healing

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