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Author: Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C.

Dr. Stephen M. Rauh Retires

After a remarkable 31 year career, Dr. Rauh has retired from clinical practice and will no longer be seeing patients.

Dr. Rauh joined Dr. Graney and Dr. Dmochowski in 1989 and quickly became a leader in colon and rectal surgery, highly regarded in the region and throughout the country. As managing partner of RCRS for nearly his entire career, he was instrumental in the growth of the practice into what it is today: 8 full-time physicians and 4 advanced practice providers seeing thousands of patients per year across 6 locations.

In 2008 he and Dr. Ognibene performed the first robotic colon resection in upstate New York. Thanks to his expertise and innovative thinking, RCRS is now amongst the leaders in robotic colon and rectal surgery worldwide, having performed several thousand robotic operations to date.

Throughout an extraordinary career of dedication and hard work, Dr. Rauh has been known for providing compassionate care of the highest standard. His patients and staff who have worked with him will miss him dearly. We have fond memories and we wish Dr. Rauh the best in his retirement, which is well deserved! Thank you, Dr Rauh, for all your contributions to RCRS.

Welcome Dr. Aaron Rickles, MD to Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Aaron Rickles, MD to the team at Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C. He had completed his fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida which is the largest training program in the nation. He also held a notable residency in General Surgery at the University of Rochester. Among other honors, Dr. Aaron Rickles, MD will be a great member of our team to provide excellent care for our patients. 

Get a Checkup During National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

I am really looking forward to my colonoscopy,” said no one ever.

Let’s face it; a colonoscopy ranks right up there with a root canal for least favorite necessary evil. The good news is that some of the prep has improved in the last few years, and there are new less invasive screenings available. If caught early enough, colon cancer can be treated and cured.

Continue reading “Get a Checkup During National Colon Cancer Awareness Month”

Fall 2018 J-Pouch Support Group Meeting

Presenter: Chris DeNucci, MD

One Foot in Front of the Other: Ultra-running with a J-Pouch

Join us for a discussion with Dr. DeNucci as he describes his active lifestyle as an ultra marathoner with a J-Pouch. He will join us for a videoconference from San Francisco and talk about the challenges and rewards of running in long-distance competitions with a J-Pouch. 

This meeting is open to the public. 

If you have had any stage of the J-Pouch surgery or are considering it, please join us to learn all about the experience of life after J-Pouch surgery. 

Humans running

Tuesday November 20th at 6:30 PM

Webster Public Library

980 Ridge Road

Webster, NY 14580

J-Pouch Support Group Event

Spring 2017 J-Pouch Support Group Meeting

Dr. Stephen Rauh will present:
“Restorative Proctocolectomy – the J-pouch Procedure:
Images and Videos”

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6pm – 7pm

Webster Public Library
980 Ridge Road Webster, NY 14580
585-872-7075
www.websterlibrary.org

This meeting is open to the public.
It is informal, held in a relaxed setting, and is informative. If you have had any stage of the J-Pouch surgery or are considering it, please join us to learn all about the experience of life after J-Pouch surgery!

Light refreshments will be served.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Providers and staff from Rochester Colon and Rectal Surgeons, P.C. and Rochester General Hospital will be available to answer your questions.