Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis and diverticulitis happen when there are small bulges that poke outside the colon, or large intestine.
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The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
Our colorectal surgeons provide minimally invasive options for colon and anorectal diseases including hemorrhoids, abscess and fistulas and fissures.
Doctors + Care Team
Title(s): Endocrinologist; Dr. Robert and Veronica Atkins Professor in Metabolism and Nutrition, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-556-3144
Fax #: 617-556-3224
Obesity, lipid disorders, diabetes, general endocrinology
Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Professor, Tufts University Schools of Medicine and Friedman School of Nutritional Science and Policy; Senior Scientist and Director, Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480
Nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal disease, home nutritional therapy, enteral and parenteral nutrition, nutrition and cancer prevention
Title(s): Surgeon; Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9248
Fax #: 617-636-9095
General surgery, advanced abdominal tumors, peritoneal surface malignancies, hepatobiliary/pancreatic/colorectal minimally invasive surgical oncology
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