Dr. Laura Goetz is a Colorectal surgeon in La Jolla, CA, USA. Dr. Laura Goetz is affiliated with Scripps Health, Scripps Green Hospital, California Pacific Medical Ctr - St. Luke'S Campus. Dr. Laura Goetz provides diagnosis and treatment of problems like diverticulitis, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anal fistula, hemorrhoids. Dr. Laura Goetz may recommend procedures like colonoscopy, hemorrhoid surgery, minimally invasive colon surgery. Here you can find contact information like phone number, practice website, office address and reviews for Dr. Laura Goetz.
A colorectal surgeon is a medical professional who is experienced with the colon and rectum and is capable of diagnosing and treating diseases that affect these parts of the body. They treat illnesses and diseases that range from mild to severe, and they sometimes work with other specialists and doctors to determine how to treat their patients properly. They are sometimes referred to as proctologists.
A general surgeon is a medical professional who performs surgery on patients. General surgeons typically perform common surgeries and have attended college and medical school to learn the skills needed to perform them successfully. They also care for their patients before and after operations and can give an accurate prognosis after the surgery is complete and the patient has had time to heal.