Dr. Megan M. Cavanaugh, MD

Dr. Megan M. Cavanaugh, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Female | 47 years old

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I manage the full range of colorectal conditions, with a special interest in anorectal diseases and disorders of the pelvic floor. I perform Colonoscopy and minimally invasive surgery and I also provide specialized diagnostic testing and treatment for fecal incontinence. I provide office and non-operative treatment for multiple anorectal conditions. I believe in treating patients with care and compassion. I want all patients to feel comfortable and I want no patient to fear their office visit.Read more

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Poor bedside manner, didn't offer solutions, left her office in tears and embarrasement. She will only help you if you seem like you have money. She profiled me as an opiate user and then never called to set up surgery.
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Dr. Cavanaugh's Care Philosophy

I manage the full range of colorectal conditions, with a special interest in anorectal diseases and disorders of the pelvic floor. I perform Colonoscopy and minimally invasive surgery and I also provide specialized diagnostic testing and treatment for fecal incontinence. I provide office and non-operative treatment for multiple anorectal conditions. I believe in treating patients with care and compassion. I want all patients to feel comfortable and I want no patient to fear their office visit.

Dr. Cavanaugh's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itch
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Warts
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Fletcher Allen Health Care U Of Vt

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Fletcher Allen Health Care U Of Vt

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Completed in 2004

    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Hamilton

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Manometry
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Tag Removal

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