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Why Choose Us for Colorectal Care?

The colorectal specialists at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center are among the best in their field and are as dedicated to prevention and early detection as they are to disease treatment and management.

Colorectal Care You Can Trust

If you’ve been diagnosed with a colorectal condition, you want to receive care from experienced physicians you can trust to help you achieve the best possible outcome. When you choose Illinois Masonic Medical Center for colorectal care, you are choosing:

Patient-Focused Colorectal Care

  • Our state-of-the-art diagnostic tools help our physicians accurately pinpoint problems and customize the best treatment plan for each patient’s needs.
  • Our physicians, nurses and clinical staff are sensitive to all sexual orientations, gender identities and cultural values. Named a 2011 Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign, Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a safe, welcoming environment for the LGBT community.
  • Our colorectal specialists provide a range of innovative treatment options using the least invasive methods possible to achieve the outcome you desire. For many conditions, we offer minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic and laparoscopic procedures, preserving sphincter function and helping patients recover faster with a lower risk of complications. Learn more about robotic surgery at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Physicians Who Demonstrate Excellence and Embrace Innovation

  • The colorectal surgeons at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, including Joaquin Estrada, MD, are at the forefront of their field and committed to strong physician-patient relationships rooted in respect and compassion.
  • Patients have access to top professionals across many disciplines who collaborate with our colorectal staff to provide a continuum of care for each patient.

The Angelo P. Creticos, MD, Cancer Center

  • The Angelo P. Creticos, MD, Cancer Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, offers leading-edge care for cancers of the colon and rectum.
  • Our Cancer Risk Evaluation Program is available to patients with a family history of certain cancers, including colorectal cancer.
  • Patients have access to emerging drugs and therapies still in development through our participation in clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

Convenient Location on the North Side of Chicago

  • Located at Wellington Avenue and Halsted Street
  • Ample on-campus parking
  • Short walk from CTA trains and buses

Contact Us

To learn more, for help finding a physician or to schedule an appointment, call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622). You can also find a physician and request an appointment online.

Physicians: To refer a patient, call 773.296.7095.

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