Colorectal surgeons are specialists who diagnose and treat illness of the colorectal systems: conditions affecting our intestine and anal canal, part of the body’s digestive system. Some of the conditions would include haemorrhoids (piles), anal fissure, abscess and fistula, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, and functional conditions such as constipation, diarrhoea, and irritable bowel syndrome.
After a thorough history taking and physical examination, further testing such as blood investigation, CT scan and colonoscopy may be needed to make an accurate diagnosis before treatment.
Some of the common procedures performed by colorectal surgeons would include colonoscopy for diagnosis of cancer, inflammatory bowel and diverticular disease, banding of haemorrhoids. Colonic polyps may also be removed through the colonoscope. Common surgery would include surgery for colorectal cancer, haemorrhoids, anal fistula, bowel obstruction from various causes.
After more than 23 years in service, Timberland Medical Centre is among the leading private hospitals and medical centres in the region (Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo and Kalimantan) that specializes in Colorectal Surgery; assisting in the healing of the sick so that they may enjoy a better quality of life.
Doctors working within Colorectal Surgery:Dr. Ting Sing Ding
MBBS (AUST) FRCS (EDIN) AM (MAL) National Specialist Register No : 124976 Qualifications : MBBS (University of Queensland, Australia) 1992 FRCS…