Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) has been shown to reduce care time by more than 30% and reduce postoperative complications by up to 50%*.
Established in August 2006, Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group – Colorectal Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center provides the best medical and surgical treatment for patients with diseases and disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. Led by Shafik Sidani, MD, who partners with Jennifer McQuade, MD, FACS, FASCRS and Rebekah Kim, MD, FACS, Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group – Colorectal Surgery's surgeons offer their patients compassionate and personalized care with customized treatment options. Drs. Sidani, McQuade and Kim devote their practice exclusively to Colon & Rectal Surgery with an emphasis on laparoscopic/robotic minimally invasive surgery thereby shortening patients’ length of stay and minimizing their discomfort. In addition, Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group – Colorectal Surgery was the first practice in the state of Virginia to offer Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) converting what was formerly major abdominal surgery to outpatient day surgery.
Conditions treated include, but are not limited to:
Malignant Diseases of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
With Colorectal Surgery, Virginia Hospital Center offers comprehensive treatments for a broad range of Digestive and Pelvic Floor Disorders. Dr. Sidani, Dr. McQuade and Dr. Kim work in partnership with specialists at Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group – Urology and Urogynecology at Virginia Hospital Center to develop comprehensive treatments for both male and female incontinence, as well as other urological and pelvic floor disorders.
The J. Della Ratta Family Center for Surgery
The Virginia Hospital Center Department of Surgery was dedicated and renamed as The J. Della Ratta Family Center for Surgery at a private ceremony on June 2, 2016. Read more