Colon and Rectal Surgery Faculty

Phatak
Uma R. Phatak, MD, MS, FACSAssistant Professor
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery

About Uma R. Phatak, MD, MS

  • Medical School: New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey

    MS: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

    General Surgery Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

    Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency: University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Clinical Interests – Colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, hemorrhoids, fistula in ano, anal fissure, pilonidal cysts/abscess, rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence

    Research Interests – Enhanced recovery after surgery, reducing disparities in patients with colorectal cancer,  improving outcomes after colorectal surgery