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Proctology Specialists Abroad

Hospitals and medical centers who have Proctologyspecialists.

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Proctology is available at Anadolu

8 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Sedat Karademir, MD

Head of General Surgery Department // General Surgery Specialist

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical center in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Proctology is available at Sheba Medical Center

6 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Mordechai (motti) Gutman

Director of the Department of General Surgery B

Dr. Yuri Goldes

Deputy Director, Department of General Surgery

Liv Duna Medical Center

Established in 2015, Liv Duna Medical Center is Hungary's premier private healthcare facility, offering outpatient, inpatient, and diagnostic services. With dedicated professionals, modern diagnostics, consultations in 45 specialties, advanced surgical infrastructure, obstetrics center, and patient-

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Proctology is available at Liv Duna Medical Center

5 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Zoltán Máthé

General Surgeon

Dr. Péter Vasas

General, Laparoscopic, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon

Guven Hospital

Founded in 1974, Ankara Güven Hospital provides health services at modern and international standards with its 1600 experienced staff, 254 beds, 12 operating rooms and an area of 40,000 square meters.

Our priority is patient confidence. We strive for excellence.

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Proctology is available at Guven Hospital

12 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. H. Fuat Atalay

General Surgeon and Gastroenterologist

Assoc. Prof. Murat Bayazid

General Surgeon and Cardiovascular Surgeon

ADATIP Hospital

Our hospital is a leading medical facility in Turkey, with highly specialized doctors, advanced technology, and 40+ procedures. Our facility has 200 beds, 81 doctors, and 50 ICU units. We prioritize patient well-being with VIP services, including hotel stays, checkups, and transportation. Our focus

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Proctology is available at ADATIP Hospital

3 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Cem Oruc

General Surgeon

Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

The Department of Surgery of the University Hospital of San Vicente Foundation, as its name indicates, brings together the activities developed by all those specialties in which surgical services are provided.

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Proctology is available at Hospital Universitario San Vicente

Hospital Velmar

Welcome to our Private Hospital, where a friendly and courteous team of medical specialists with a wealth of scientific knowledge and ethical standards is committed to taking care of your healthcare needs. Our goal is to provide unmatched medical care by constantly innovating and investing in the tr

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Proctology is available at Hospital Velmar

Rambam Medical Center

The General Surgery Section admits 6,000 new patients every year. Almost 3,000 surgical procedures are performed by the section annually.

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Proctology is available at Rambam Medical Center

3 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Yoram Kluger, MD

Director, Department of General Surgery

Dr. Ahmed Assalia, MD

Deputy Director, The Department of General Surgery

Hospital de Tulúm

Hospital de Tulum is a small, modern (opened in 2010), second level private medical center. Nine certified physicians and surgeons provide healthcare services to the city of Tulum, the surrounding area, and the tourists who visit this Mexican vacation spot.

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Proctology is available at Hospital de Tulúm

Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

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Proctology is available at Herzliya Medical Center

88 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Guttman Live

General Surgery, Oncological Surgery

Dr. David R. Neufeld

General Surgery, Proctology

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About Proctology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Proctology?

This is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing, treating and managing disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. Proctology is also known as colorectal surgery. Medical doctors who practice proctology are known as proctologists. A proctoscope is an instrument that is a hollow metal tube that is short, straight and rigid.


Common disorders diagnosed by proctologists include:
  • Hemorrhoids: These are inflamed or enlarged veins near the anal and rectal area of the body, which may cause bleeding and pain when having bowel movements.
  • Anal Fissures: These are tears, cracks or rips in anal tissue due to overuse of the colorectal area, hardened stool or external causes. 
  • Fistulas: These are abnormal tissue passageways or connections between rectal tissue and anal tissue.
  • Fecal Incontinence: This is the inability to control bowel movements
  • Rectal Prolapse: This is a malfunction of rectal tissue which causes protrusion of the rectum through the anus.
  • Imperforate Anus: A birth defect characterized by a malformed anus in babies
  • Chronic disorders: Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Rectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer.
  • Anal Injury.
  • Foreign Objects in the colon, anus or rectum.
  • Severe constipation

Signs and symptoms that you need to see a proctologist
  • Feeling or seeing an external anal lump
  • Discharge from the anus
  • A red swelling on the buttocks that is painful
  • Change in size of your bowel movement or bowel habits
  • A diagnosis that the source of your anemia may be in your anus, rectum or colon
  • You require a screening colonoscopy
  • You have a history of polyps or colorectal cancer and need a screening colonoscopy
  • You want to manage irritable bowel syndrome
  • You need an operation for a colon inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease or colorectal cancer

What Procedures are performed in Proctology?
    Diagnostic procedures
  • Colonoscopy: The doctor uses this procedure to examine the whole large bowel
  • Proctoscopy: A proctoscope is inserted into the rectum allowing for an unobstructed view of the interior of the rectal cavity. This procedure is normally done to inspect for rectal polyps or hemorrhoids. The procedure might be mildly uncomfortable as the proctoscope is put into the rectum.
  • Sigmoidoscopy: This minimally invasive medical examination of the large intestine, from the rectum upto the last part of the colon.
  • Defecating proctography: This is a type of medical imaging in a patient's defecation are observed at various stages using a fluoroscope.

Surgical treatment
  • Colectomy: This surgery removes all or part of your colon.
  • Polypectomy: This is surgery that removes polyps that may turn cancerous.
  • Strictureplasty: The surgery restores free to flow through the bowel without removing the narrowed segments.
  • Hemorrhoidectomy: This is surgery to remove severe or extensive hemorrhoids that are internal or external.
  • Anoplasty: This is surgery that repairs defect so that stool can be able to move through the rectum.
  • Colostomy: This procedure provides an alternate opening for stool to pass and is also called hemorrhoid banding.

Risks : • Infection of the surgical site • Anastomotic leakage • Tearing of the intestinal wall by the instrument used • Localized bleeding

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