Colorectal surgeons at Baystate Health specialize in minimally invasive techniques to treat colon, rectal, and anal conditions—including fecal incontinence, diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, hernia, constipation, and colon cancer.
With extensive experience and the latest minimally invasive techniques, Baystate’s surgeons prioritize your health, comfort, and quality of life.
QUALITY CARE FOR YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE
If you need colorectal surgery because of cancer or a benign (non-cancerous) condition, you deserve a specialist in colon and rectal surgery, not just a general surgeon. You deserve the very best care. And you’ll find that close to home, at Baystate Health.
Our collaborative approach to care means that your surgeon is part of a comprehensive team of registered nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and genetic counselors, as well as doctors from other specialties—such as gastroenterology, radiation therapy, oncology, urology, and urogynecology. Everyone works together to find the right treatment for you.
We bring together advanced treatments with:
Leadership and Expertise
Baystate Health colorectal surgeons are members of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and are board certified in colorectal surgery. And surgeons at Baystate don’t just perform surgery—they also teach it.
Baystate Medical Center is an academic medical center and training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate— the regional campus of the state's only private medical school. UMMS-Baystate includes ten academic departments, including surgery. Our surgeons are training the surgeons of tomorrow, so you can expect the highest standard of care.
Dr. Kelly Tyler Shares Her Philosophy
Colorectal surgeon Kelly Tyler aims to earn her patients' trust so she can care for the whole person.
Watch her video to learn more about her philosophy and approach to care.