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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Through its Center for Specialty Care and affiliated general surgeons’ offices, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID-Milton) provides high-quality and compassionate colon and rectal surgical care, including minimally invasive surgery, in a convenient community hospital setting.

Common colon or rectal conditions treated surgically at the hospital include:

  • Bowel obstructions
  • Colon polyps
  • Colorectal cancers
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids

The colon and rectal surgery program is noted for its collaborative, team approach to care. Surgeons work closely with colleagues from anesthesiology, peri-operative surgery and pathology as well as gastroenterology and other medical specialties as needed.

A well-established surgical physician assistant program, featuring master’s degree-prepared PAs, greatly enhances quality of care and patient satisfaction by assisting with care post-operatively in the hospital.

Thomas Cataldo, MD, fellowship-trained colorectal subspecialist surgeon

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Internship: UMass Medical Center
Residency: UMass Medical Center
Fellowship: Ochsner Medical Foundation
Appointments: 617-313-1445