MountainStar Healthcare: St. Mark’s Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

History

Salt Lake City's CRS program offers broad clinical training with exposure to a wide variety of colon and rectal diseases. In addition to anorectal and endoscopic training, the program offers laparoscopic, robotic and open approaches to complex surgical problems including oncology, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease. The program also offers extensive exposure to diagnosis and management of pelvic floor disorders. Fellows will experience a collegial training environment, intimate teaching conferences, multidisciplinary tumor boards and IBD conferences. This training program is fortunate to be located in beautiful Salt Lake City, UT with ready access to numerous outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, mountain biking, mountain climbing and camping in the breathtaking intermountain west.

Faculty Listing

Michelle E Murday, MD FACS FASCRS
Peter W Bossart, MD
Jill E Clark, MD
Abby Crume, MD
Ute Gawlick, MD
Joseph Melvin, MD

Recent Fellow Placement

Ashley Casano, DO; Phoenix, Arizona (Private Practice); 2019
William Sellers, DO; Long Island, NY (Private Practice) 2019
Joel Dean, MD; Mount Vernon, Washington (Hospital Employed); 2018
Gabby Poles, MD; University of Rochester, NY (Academic); 2018
Melissa Miles, MD; Las Vegas, NV (Private Practice); 2017
Kristin Busch, MD; Midland MI (Private Practice); 2017
Ian White, MD; Eugene, Oregon (Private Practice); 2016
Yuliya Yurko, MD; Greenville Memorial Hospital (Academic); 2016
Abby Crume, DO; Associates in Colon and Rectal Surgery, SLC (Private Practice associated with fellowship); 2015

Recent Fellow Publications

Regional meeting podium presentation
• Sellers W, Murday ME, Crume AD, Clark JE. Preventing readmission following ileostomy creation. Rocky Mountain Healthcare Symposium. Denver, CO. April 2019
• Casano A. Ethics Debate: Senior Surgeon: When is Enough “Enough”. Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. July 2019
• Sellers W. Ethics Debate: Resident Remediation and Termination: The good, the bad and the ugly. Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. July 2019.
Regional meeting poster presentation
• Sellers W, Murday ME, Crume AD, Clark JE. Preventing readmission following ileostomy creation. Northwest Society Colon and Rectal Surgeons. July 2019.
• Casano AR, Crume AC, Clark JE, Murday ME. The use of hyoscyamine in fecal incontinence. Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. July 2019.
National meeting poster presentation
• Sellers W, Murday ME, Crume AD, Clark JE. Preventing readmission following ileostomy creation. American Society Colon and Rectal Surgeons. June 2019.
• Casano AR, Crume AC, Clark JE, Murday ME. The use of hyoscyamine in fecal incontinence. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. June 2019.
Meeting Presentation
• Dean JG, Crume A, Waldron JE, Murday ME. Our Rectal Prolapse Experience: Letting It All Hang Out! American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Meeting; May 2018.
Gabriela Poles
Meeting Presentation
• Poles GA, Crume A, Clark JE, Murday ME. Long term outcomes of ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis& indeterminate colitis: A single institution’s experience in the era of biologics. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Meeting; May 2018.
Manuscript
• Poles GA, Crume A, Clark JE, Murday ME. Long term outcomes of ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis& indeterminate colitis: A single institution’s experience in the era of biologics. Submitted to American Journal of Gastroenterology.
• Poles GA, Miles M, Clark J, Murday M. Anal Stenosis in Crohn’s Patients in the Era of Biologics. In process.
Meeting Presentation
• Miles M, Yurko Y, Murday M, Griffin J, Hughes JP, Pace N, Crume A. Lets do it safe and efficient Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for outpatient colonoscopy. Northwest Colon and Rectal Society Meeting; August 2016
• Miles M, Yurko Y, Crume A, Murday M, Waldron JE. Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Outpatient Colonoscopy. DDW; May 2017
• Miles M, Waldron J, Murday M. Anal Stenosis in Crohn’s Patients in the Era of Biologics. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; June 2017
• Presentation at Ethics Symposium at American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; June 2017
Meeting Presentation:
• Busch K, Crume A, Waldron JE, Murday ME. Effects of Body Mass Index on Rectal Prolapse After Surgical Repair. Utah Chapter American College of Surgeons; May 2017
• Busch K, Crume A, Waldron JE, Murday ME. Effects of Body Mass Index on Rectal Prolapse After Surgical Repair. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; June 2017
• Presentation at Ethics Symposium at American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; June 2017
• Effect of Body Mass Index on Recurrence of Rectal Prolapse After Surgical Repair. Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; July 2017
• Resident Ethics Debate, Do Patient Satisfaction Scores Improve or Endanger Patient Care? Arguing pro; Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; July 2017
Manuscripts Submitted
• Busch KM, Crume AN. Treatment of a Rectovaginal Fistula Secondary to Pessary Erosion: A case report and review of the literature. Submitted for publication.
Meeting presentations
• White I, Gawlick U, Griffin J, Changchein E. Malakoplakia, an Uncommon Mimicker of Common Diseases Northwest Colon and Rectal Society Meeting; August 2015:
• White I, Yurko Y, Row D, Griffin J, Ott M, Gawlick U. Obese patients with hypoalbuminemia are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality in elective colorectal surgery American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery; June 2016
Book Chapters
• SCORE Chapter: Anal Fistulotomy/Seton Placement with Ute Gawlick
• SCORE Chapter: Anorectal Abscess with Ute Gawlick
Meeting presentations
• Yurko Y, Crume A, Paim S, Hughes JP, Murday ME, Waldron JE, Griffin J, Changchien E. Differences in Cognitive Function following Colonoscopy Between Propofol and Versed Northwest Colon and Rectal Society Meeting; August 2015
• Yurko Y, Crume A, Row D, Griffin J. Short and Long term Outcomes of BioLift
Northwest Colon and Rectal Society Meeting: August 2016
Presentations
• Crume A, Changchien E, Bossart P, Griffin J, Hughes J, Waldron J, Pace N, Murday M. Predictors of Increased Lymph Node Yield in Cancer Resections: Is There a Difference Between Colorectal and Non-Colorectal Surgeons? Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, August 2014
• Crume A High versus Low Intensity Follow Up of Colorectal Cancer After Surgery: A Debate. Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, August 2014
• Crume A Row D. Heterotopic Pancreas Tissue Presenting as Intussusception During Pregnancy. Utah Chapter American College of Surgeons, October 2014
• Crume A, Griffin J. Primary MALT of the Rectum: Antibiotic Treatment Regression in an H Pylori Negative Patient Utah Chapter American College of Surgeons, October 2014
• Changchien E, Paim S, Crume A, Hughes JP, Murday ME, Waldron JW, Griffin J. Difference in Cognitive Function Following Colonoscopy Between Propofol and Versed. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, May 2015.

Michelle E. Murday, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Valeta Stigers
1220 East 3900 South
Suite 320
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
memurday@gmail.com
801-263-1621
801-263-1647

Number of Positions Offered:

  • Clinical: 2
  • Research: none

Accreditation Status
1

Next Scheduled (Self-Study) Visit
March 31, 2017

Case Numbers – Past Five Years

Abdominal Procedure 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Segmental Colectomy 120 156 164 129
Laparoscopic Resection 143 135 204 183
Low Anterior Resection 60 44 49 63
Abdominoperineal Resection 17 23 20 19
Proctocolectomy Total 22 19
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 10 9
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir 12 10 15 12
Prolapse Repair Total 44 43 65 64
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 32 36 55 52
Prolapse Repair Perineal 12 7 10 13
Stomas Total 141 127 142 130
Stomas Complications 14 15 18 13
Pelvic Dissections 100 100 91 102
Abdominal Procedure Total 368 399 438 315
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 91 62 69 92
Colonoscopy Total 566 357 363 354
Colonoscopy Diagnostic 485 295 290 289
Colonoscopy w/Intervention 81 62 73 65
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 41 30 72 33
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 731 484 787 497
Anorectoal Procedure 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Hemorrhoidectomy 86 90 119 86
Fistulotomy 55 64 105 189
Endorectal Advancement Flap 34 33 27 35
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 34 11 17 14
Internal Sphincterotomy 20 25 26 38
Transanal Excision 45 36 52 70
Anorectoal Procedure Total 340 386 367 346