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Index of Spotlights

Dr. Joseph Carmichael

Message from the Chief

UC Irvine’s Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery is committed to providing the highest quality patient care while using state-of-the-art medical techniques.

Natalie and Brian Burgess hold daughter, Isabella Grace.

Motherhood after colon cancer

UC Irvine Health experts ensure that a colon cancer patient delivers a healthy baby despite cancer treatments that can harm fertility

Jennifer Martin, UC Irvine patient

Savouring life

Jennifer Martin savors life after treatment for ulcerative colitis by UC Irvine's inflammatory bowel disease specialists.

Steven Mills, M.D.

Fighting colorectal cancer

New techniques in minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer reduces blood loss and pain, and makes for quicker recovery.