Patient Resources


To schedule an appointment with a colorectal surgeon, call 800-926-8273.

Appointments take place at:

UC San Diego Health System – La Jolla

Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093
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UC San Diego Health System - Encinitas

1200 Garden View Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
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For medical questions or prescription refills,
please call Maureen Cavanagh at 858-822-0705.

Patient Story

Eve Gardner talks about her experience with robot-assisted surgery for ulcerative colitis.

bullet Cancer Support Groups

UC San Diego Health System provides an opportunity for the community of people living with colorectal cancer to meet and find support in one another.

bullet Research and Clinical Trials

Colorectal surgeons at UC San Diego Health System are dedicated to improving treatments, technologies and procedures in the field. Read about research and clinical trials taking place in colorectal care.

bullet Health Library

Recognize symptoms for numerous conditions and find out what treatment options are available. Read more on diseases and conditions. For more detailed information on colorectal health, we recommend the website of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. This site provides detailed descriptions of colorectal conditions, screenings and treatment options.

bullet Sample Surgical Consultations

Read helpful hypothetical conversations between patients and doctors regarding surgical treatments for various colorectal conditions.