Dr. Christopher Lahr, MD
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Dr. Christopher Lahr, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

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Dr. Christopher Lahr, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Jackson, MS. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Lahr is affiliated with University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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    •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      University Ala

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      University Ala

      Completed in 1984

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

      Completed in 1985

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)