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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

Colon & Rectal Surgery 660 S Euclid Ave # 8109 Saint Louis, MO 63110 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

I appreciate that undergoing an operation is a stressful, sometimes terrifying, circumstance. My goal is to create trust and give patients the time and education that they need to feel comfortable with the situation and plan. I believe that educating patients is just as important as my role of educator of students, residents, and fellows.

Biography

Dr. Paul Wise, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Wise is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Barnes Jewish Hospital.

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Dr. Wise's Reviews

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Dr. Wise's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Wentzville Mo |
Awesome Doctor! took great care of me! He explained everything and took the time to care for me after surgery!!
in Belleville, IL |
Did surgery on me for colorectal cancer then acted as if he did not know me. Ignored me enough that I had a complication that he did not catch until 8 weeks after surgery. My ureters had ruptured and there was 5000 mL of urine in my abdomen. After this he seemed not to want to even see me let alone talk to me. He did not care one bit about the permanent damage that was done to me. He even stated he did not have anything to do with what was wrong with me! Took zero responsibility!
Goodlettsville, TN |
In 2011 I had a Laparoscopic total colectomy with creation of a J-pouch. Dr. Wise was awesome. I would recommend him for this procedure that changed my life. He went into detail and explained the procedure and made sure I understood all the complications relative to the procedure.
in Elizabethton, TN |
This man gave me my life back. I seriously cannot say enough good things about him. I went into surgery on May 12th, 2010 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and he performed a multilayer advancement flap with sphincteroplasty surgery to repair my obstetric fistula. As of this year, I have been healed 6 years. I am thankful every day to Dr. Wise. He treated me with care, compassion, and dignity. I highly recommend him, and am so thankful that I was fortunate to have him as my surgeon.
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Dr. Wise's Care Philosophy

I appreciate that undergoing an operation is a stressful, sometimes terrifying, circumstance. My goal is to create trust and give patients the time and education that they need to feel comfortable with the situation and plan. I believe that educating patients is just as important as my role of educator of students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Wise'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
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  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 Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Med Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hosp

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Georgetown

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy