Colorectal Surgery LIttle Rock AR

The State's Leaders in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Advanced Colon Care

Our surgeons at the CHI St. Vincent Colorectal Surgery Clinic, Drs. Lance Burns, Lee Raley and Patrick Szeto provide the most advanced care to patients with benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. Our colorectal doctors work closely with gastroenterology, surgery, oncology, and radiology specialists to provide a team approach. Patients throughout Arkansas seek specialized treatments, including robotic-assisted surgery at our surgery clinic in Little Rock.


  • Cancer and polyps of the colon, rectum and anus, including hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and pouchitis
  • Complicated diverticular disease such as diverticulitis with perforation or diverticular bleeding
  • Colonic obstruction from cancer, volvulus, and benign strictures
  • Fistulous connections between the intestine and the skin, bladder, vagina, or urethra
  • Chronic constipation
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Complications of ileostomies and colostomies, such as hernias or stenosis
  • Radiation injury to the rectum
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Pilonidal cysts & infections
  • Common diseases of the anus, including hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal fistulas, anal condyloma, anal stricture, anal infections
  • Colonoscopy (including the resection of large and complex polyps)
  • Minimally invasive surgery for colorectal diseases (including colon and rectal resection)
  • Re-operative colon and rectal surgery
  • Surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (including ileoanal anastomosis and ileal pouches)
  • Sphincter-sparing operations for rectal diseases including rectal reconstruction
  • Surgery for fecal incontinence
  • Surgery for constipation
  • Surgery for treatment of rectal prolapse
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Anal reconstructive surgery
  • Fistula repair
  • Emergency Surgery for the colon and rectum
  • Evaluation of fecal incontinence, constipation and other functional disorder of the anus and rectum
  • Endorectal and anal ultrasonography