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
Jill E Clark, MD
Peter W Bossart, MD
Abby Crume, MD
Ute Gawlick, MD
Gabriela Vargas, 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
Eric Changchien, MD; Mission Surgical Clinic, Riverside, CA (Private Practice); 2014

Recent Fellow Publications

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 1, 2017

Case Numbers – Past Five Years

Abdominal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Segmental Colectomy 82 63 120 156 164
Laparoscopic Resection 96 67 143 135 204
Low Anterior Resection 33 22 60 44 49
Abdominoperineal Resection 10 11 17 23 20
Proctocolectomy Total 13 13 22 19
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 3 1 10 9
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir 10 12 12 10 15
Prolapse Repair Total 28 11 44 43 65
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 17 7 32 36 55
Prolapse Repair Perineal 11 4 12 7 10
Stomas Total 89 62 12 127 142
Stomas Complications 8 5 14 15 18
Pelvic Dissections 58 46 100 100 91
Abdominal Procedure Total 264 181 368 399 438
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 106 91 62 69
Colonoscopy Total 191 188 566 357 363
Colonoscopy Diagnostic 157 157 485 295 290
Colonoscopy w/Intervention 34 31 81 62 73
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 30 21 41 30 72
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 353 242 731 484 787
Anorectoal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Hemorrhoidectomy 63 38 86 90 119
Fistulotomy 31 25 55 64 105
Endorectal Advancement Flap 2 3 34 33 27
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 16 3 34 11 17
Internal Sphincterotomy 13 9 20 25 26
Transanal Excision 22 12 45 36 52
Anorectoal Procedure Total 191 116 340 386 367