Dr. Steven Abbadessa — or as many call him, Dr. Abby — is an experienced, board-certified proctologist and surgeon. He is the founder of the Colon Rectal Health Center of St. Louis, and he sees patients with disorders of the colon and rectum. Dr. Abby specializes in hemorrhoid treatments that include infrared coagulation, laser treatments, sclerotherapy, rubber banding and surgery.
Colon and rectal concerns include cancer prevention (colonoscopies and other screenings for cancer), rectal and colon surgery for removal of polyps, treating colon cancer, anal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticular disease, constipation, fecal incontinence and irritable bowel syndrome. He has treated thousands of patients through his 30-plus years in practice.
New advances are in medicine are being every day. Dr. Abbedessa provides his patients with the most advanced care possible when treating colon and rectal diseases.
Dr. Abbedessa is certified by the American Osteopathic Association, which means he’s received additional training in the specialty of proctology and continues ongoing education to maintain his certification along with other requirements by the AOA.
Osteopathic physicians, or DOs, bring an extra dimension to healthcare, offering a holistic approach. DOs look at the whole person when diagnosing and treating disease and focus on preventative care.
The Colon Rectal Center of St. Louis’s medical team is dedicated to your health, and we take great pride in the expertise of our medical staff and the quality care we provide. Call us today to find out how we can help you! 314.966.7570