Penn State Hershey Colon and Rectal Surgery

At Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center our skilled colorectal team provides the most advanced and effective medical care available.

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious colorectal disease, you want the most advanced and effective medical care available, state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities, latest drug therapies and leading-edge surgical techniques. At Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, our skilled colon and rectal surgeons provide all that and more.

We also provide hope for a full, rewarding life after treatment, by providing the area’s most comprehensive colon and rectal care.

We take the time to help patients understand the complexities of their illness. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in treating patients with complicated colorectal disease, including inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis), colorectal cancer, fecal incontinence and diverticulitis.


IBD: Taking Control of Your Disease

Ulcerative Colitis Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Are you interested in attending the Crohn's & Colitis Support Group meetings?  For more information, contact Rachael Hays at Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of every other month at University Physician Center (Entrance 4),Suite 4200, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

IBD Patient Symposium

Penn State Hershey experts at Penn State Harrisburg - September 16, 2014

On Tuesday, September 16, in an effort to help patients living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis in the Harrisburg area, experts (led by Walter Koltun, M.D.) with Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center will host a patient symposium in the evening. Providers will answer questions and present current and relevant information on diagnosis, medical management, and surgical management of IBD at the Penn State Harrisburg campus from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

IBD: Taking Control of Your Disease
A patient symposium focused on inflammatory bowel disease

Date:  Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time:  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (light refreshments provided)
Place:  Penn State Harrisburg - Room Location TBA
Presenters: Walter Koltun, M.D.; Andrew Tinsley, M.D.;  Emmanuelle D Williams, M.D., Tolulope O. Falaiye, M.D.

There is no cost to participate in this event, but registration is required. Registration for this event will begin June 16, 2014. Please visit this page on or after June 16, 2014 to register for this event.

For more information, call 717-531-3998, Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. 



We want to make you as comfortable as possible. The information in this booklet will help you understand more about what to expect before, during, and after your surgery.