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Pottstown Surgical Associates provides both surgical and non-surgical solutions for the treatment of hemorrhoids and related disorders by Dr. Scot Paris, Proctologist. Proctology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the rectum, anus and colon.
Dr. Scot Paris is the only board-certified Colorectal Surgeon in the Pottstown area, and he is highly skilled in many different techniques for treating hemorrhoids and other related disorders. As a proctologist, Dr. Paris has a vast majority of these treatments performed in a clinical setting at our offices or as a same-day procedure in a surgical specialty hospital (Physicians Care Surgical Hospital). A proctologist is a doctor who specializes in problems of the colon, rectum, and anus. Many times a proctologist works with... Colorectal surgeons, or proctologists, are doctors who treat conditions and diseases of the lower half of the digestive tract and the supporting glandular, ... circulatory and muscular systems. These range from irritating but benign fissures and hemorrhoids to irritable bowel disease and deadly colorectal
These treatments are either performed individually or in tandem with one another. Dr. Paris will recommend the most optimal treatment for you based on your condition and diagnosis. He will then provide you with a treatment plan for your hemorrhoids with minimal discomfort and clinically efficacious results. He performs surgery at The Surgery Center at Limerick, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, and Physicians Care Surgical Hospital, and does many minor procedures in the office. Dr. Paris also performs colonoscopies at PMMC.
Your colorectal health is easly addressed under the skilled guidance Dr. Scot Paris. With the innovative techniques like colectomies, laparoscopic Dr. Paris offers his patients a shorter hospital stay and a much smaller incision. He makes the difficult just a little bit easier.
Pottstown Surgical Associates provides both surgical and nonsurgical hemorrhoid treatment. For the treatment of hemorrhoids, Dr. Scot Paris performs rubber band ligations, surgical hemorrhoidectomies, sclerotherapy for hemorrhoids, as well as other minimally invasive procedures to treat hemorrhoids.
Dr. Paris, a proctologist or colorectal surgeon, also treats other related disorders including, but not limited to, anal fissures, anal fistulas, pilonidal cysts, and perianal skin tags. Proctology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disordrs that affect the rectum, colon, and anus.
In addition to treatments for hemorrhoids and other related conditions, we also offer the following services:
Dr. Scot Paris
1987 BA, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
1991 MD, UMDNJ/Roberrt Wood Johnson Medical School,
1991-1996 Residency/General Surgery, Mercy Catholic Medical Center,
1996-1997 Fellowship/Colon and Rectal Surgery, Muhlenberg Hospital,
Board Certified General Surgery 1997, Recertified 2006.
Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgery 1999, Recertified 2009.
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Office and operative proctology (hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula)
Minimally invasive hemorrhoid removal including rubber band ligations, sclerotherapy, and THD Procedure.
Dr. Scot Paris joined Pottstown Surgical Associates in 1997. He served as President of the Medical Staff at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, PA from 2008 to 2010. He is Board Certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He performs surgery at Physicians Care Surgical Hospital in Limerick, PA, and does many minor procedures in the office. He also performs colonoscopies.