University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

History

The Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at University Hospitals/Cleveland Medical Center is a nationally recognized program in Colon and Rectal Surgery. Our program has a strong tradition of training future leaders of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The training includes exceptional experience in abdominal surgery including re-operative pelvic surgery from rectal cancer to re-do ileopouch anal anastomoses. Fellows have an extremely strong experience in minimal invasive surgery, reoperative pelvic surgery, and complex inflammatory bowel disease. At the same time, the Fellow has a strong experience in the basics of colon and rectal surgery including endoscopy, benign anorectal disease and pelvic floor.

Faculty Listing

Sharon L. Stein
Ronald Charles
Meagan Costedio
David Dietz
Michael Liu
Emily Steinhagen
Trevor Teetor

Recent Fellow Placement

Oschner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
Summa Health, Akron, OH
Oschner Health Center, Baton Rouge
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Kentucky Health Care
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
University of Tennessee Medical Center

Recent Fellow Publications

Sharon Stein, MD
Julie Boehm



julie.boehm@uhhospitals.org
(216) 844-1323
(216) 286-7436

Number of Positions Offered:

  • Clinical: 1
  • Research: 1-2 research positions available annually

Accreditation Status
1

Next Scheduled (Self-Study) Visit

Case Numbers – Past Five Years

Abdominal Procedure 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Segmental Colectomy 113 106 97 100 84
Laparoscopic Resection 164 86 88 107 77
Low Anterior Resection 69 42 37 55 43
Abdominoperineal Resection 23 25 23 13 41
Proctocolectomy Total 11 18
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 4 8
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir 7 10 10 6 10
Prolapse Repair Total 15 12 15 12 9
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 7 4 8 7 5
Prolapse Repair Perineal 8 8 7 5 4
Stomas Total 116 142 102 111 93
Stomas Complications 23 6 10 5
Pelvic Dissections 103 85 71 77
Abdominal Procedure Total 340 315 283 298 260
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 102 86 47 53
Colonoscopy Total 149 147 153 154 148
Colonoscopy Diagnostic 105 107 87 97 73
Colonoscopy w/Intervention 44 40 66 57 75
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 19 16 16 15
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 303 276 297 262
Anorectoal Procedure 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Hemorrhoidectomy 33 22 20 26 20
Fistulotomy 24 38 32 35
Endorectal Advancement Flap
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 2 7 2 2 5
Internal Sphincterotomy 3 4 2 4
Transanal Excision 31 16 22 26 19
Anorectoal Procedure Total 148 171 160 184 167