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Dr. Robert West, DO

Proctology ·  Male · Age 38

Dr. West

Dr. Robert West, DO is a proctology specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from KS UNIV OF MED & BIOSCI COLL OF OSTEO MED in 2008 and specializes in proctology and colon & rectal surgery.


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Dr. West accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. West's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Hemorrhoids more than 88% of his peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Anal Fissure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Anal Fissure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. West's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 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
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Dr. Robert West knows that hemorrhoids, anal fissures, constipation and other medical conditions of the colon and rectum not only affect a person's quality of life, but they are sensitive to discuss, embarrassing and can represent very seri...

Specialties

  • Proctology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Proctology Surgery Residency, Grandview Hospital, Dayton, OH
Residency Hospital
2009
Westview Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Internship Hospital
2008
KS UNIV OF MED & BIOSCI COLL OF OSTEO MED
Medical School
2008
American Academy of Osteopathic
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2008
2008

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4.5

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was having multiple issues and Dr. West explained what the process would entail in order to get on the road to recovery. Every experience with Dr. West and his amazing staff was not only professional but I felt like they really cared and were truly committed to getting me better. I've dealt...Read More
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Dr. West was referred to me by my a medical associate and friend. Dr. West was very quick to get me in and do a colonoscopy and hemorrhoid repair in same surgery. I was nervous and he eased my fears because is was very professional and explained what he could do to correct my problem. I will...Read More
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Really impressed with this physician! As a woman veteran suffering from PTSD I must say I have a hard time seeing any male doctors especially for colon issues! But when I met Dr West and his staff I realized I was in great and capable hands. He is a genuine individual who cares for his patients...Read More
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Although I got in the same day, I would rather have waited. Dr. West could not explain or give guidance on why symptoms were still occurring after surgery. After the fourth appointment of being told "give it more time", I knew I needed to go elsewhere. When I did go elsewhere, I found out that...Read More
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I was in severe pain that stemmed from my "hemorrhoid" all the way up my left butt cheek close to my tailbone. I could not walk,lay, or sit without feeling like I was going to vomit or pass out from pain. I called 10 proctologists & he was the only one who took me in & did THAT morning.Turns out my...Read More
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West County Colon & Rectal Care

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