Functional Anorectal Pain

There are two forms of functional anorectal pain: levator ani syndrome and proctalgia fugax. In levator ani syndrome, pain is typically prolonged, frequent and dull. In proctalgia fugax, pain is typically brief, infrequent and sharp. 

Programs + Services

Physiological and Functional Colon and Rectal Disorders

Our colorectal surgeons at Tufts Medical Center provide treatment for a range of physiological and functional disorders. Learn about the various disorders we treat.
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Doctors + Care Team

Martin D. Goodman, MD

Martin D. Goodman, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program; Surgeon; 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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