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Join Us for a Free Health Seminar on Colorectal Cancer

Focus on Health

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Space is limited.
Registration is required by March 6, 2019.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest
UC San Diego Medical Center – Auditorium

200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103

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Colorectal Cancer: New Screenings and Treatments

Join us for a free seminar with our specialists. As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we will share the latest information and insights on colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment, including screenings and robotically assisted surgery options, offered at UC San Diego Health's new comprehensive cancer clinic in Hillcrest.

Meet our Colorectal Surgeons

Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD
Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery, UC San Diego Health
Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dr. Ramamoorthy is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon. She specializes in treating colorectal and anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and diverticulitis. She also leads the colorectal cancer team at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.

Benjamin Abbadessa, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgeon, UC San Diego Health
Assistant Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dr. Abbadessa is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who treats colon cancer, anal cancer, colon polyps, diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, anal fistulas, anal fissures, hemorrhoids, anal abscesses, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse, anal dysplasia and anal skin tags.