Northside Hospital

History

Our program exposes fellows to all facets of colorectal surgery including complex anorectal disease, minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, sphincter sparing cancer surgery and extensive endoscopy experience.

The diverse case load and variety of operative techniques encountered through our program have equipped our graduates for satisfying careers in a variety of clinical settings including private practice, positions with major HMO providers, hospital employed positions and faculty at large universities and clinics.

Faculty Listing

Wayne L. Ambroze, Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS
Marion Schertzer, MD, FACS, FASCRS
David N. Armstrong, MD, FRCS, FACS, FASCRS
Erin King, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Timothy Simon, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Dennis Choat, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Recent Fellow Placement

Keiser Permanente-Southern California, Atlanta
Mount Sinai-Miami
Private Practice- New York, Illinois, Louisiana
Single Specialty Groups- Washington, D.C.
Cleveland Clinic- Cleveland, OH

Recent Fellow Publications

Wayne Ambroze Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS
Shana Garcia, BSc, C-TAGME
5445 Meridian Mark Rd #180

Atlanta, GA 30342
shana.garcia@northside.com
813-732-5407
404-252-5745

Number of Positions Offered:

  • Clinical: 2
  • Research: none

Accreditation Status
1

Next Scheduled (Self-Study) Visit

Case Numbers – Past Five Years

Abdominal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Segmental Colectomy 125 120 126 147 134
Laparoscopic Resection
Low Anterior Resection 55 46 89 90 69
Abdominoperineal Resection 13 15 16 17 14
Proctocolectomy Total 3 5 8 4 3
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 17 13 28 11 16
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir
Prolapse Repair Total 8 8 7 9 8
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 8 8 7 9 8
Prolapse Repair Perineal
Stomas Total 62 73 95 69
Stomas Complications
Pelvic Dissections
Abdominal Procedure Total 326 309 399 442 369
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 86 2 264 176 93
Colonoscopy Total 817 765 955 884 649
Colonoscopy Diagnostic
Colonoscopy w/Intervention
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 30 38 34 32 30
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 967 1,070 1,264 1,111 780
Anorectoal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Hemorrhoidectomy 157 100 182 183 108
Fistulotomy 89 104 131 124 80
Endorectal Advancement Flap 7 2 4 3 10
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 19 22 21 31 25
Internal Sphincterotomy 5 10 5 2
Transanal Excision 22 22 45 29 24
Anorectoal Procedure Total 446 363 541 575 369