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 Jennifer McQuade, MD, FACS, FASCRS, who partners with Rebekah Kim, MD, FACS, our board-certified surgeons offer their patients compassionate and personalized care with customized treatment options. Drs. 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. McQuade and Dr. Kim work in partnership with specialists at Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group – Urology at Virginia Hospital Center to develop comprehensive treatments for both male and female incontinence, as well as other urological and pelvic floor disorders.
Adrienne Griffen was a busy mother of three and thought her digestive system was just out of whack when she went in for a physical in 2012. Her mother and sister both had had diverticulitis; she had seen blood in her stool and thought she might have the same problem. A colonoscopy found that the 47-year-old Arlington resident had rectal cancer... Read more