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Colorectal Surgery

Location Info

Chesapeake Surgical Specialists

113 Gainsborough Square
Suite 400
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

736 North Battlefield Boulevard,
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Our colorectal surgery team consists of three highly regarded physicians aiming to help make the surgical process as worry-free as possible. With a program coordinator dedicated to helping you feel comfortable through the journey, our program specializes in the following procedures:

  • Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Sphincter-Preserving Surgery
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment for Fecal Incontinence including a specialized pelvic physical therapy program
  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids including the HET™ bipolar system
  • Laparoscopic-Assisted Colonoscopy

Patient Care Team

This is a headshot of Dr. Brian Buchberg.Brian S. Buchberg, M.D.
Dr. Brian S. Buchberg, a board-certified colorectal surgeon, received his medical degree, as well as a Master of Science degree in biomedical sciences, from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, Calif. He then went on to complete a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore.

As a board-certified colon  and  rectal  surgeon, Dr. Buchberg treats a wide variety of colorectal conditions with a special interest in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal conditions such as hemorrhoids and anal fistulas. Additionally, he has extensive training in minimally­ invasive laparoscopic surgery  for  the  treatment of  benign  and  malignant  colorectal  diseases. Dr. Buchberg is a member of both the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons as well as the American College of Surgeons.

 

This is a headshot of Dr. Beth Jaklic.Beth R. Jaklic, M.D.
Dr. Beth R. Jaklic, a board-certified colon  and rectal surgeon, received her medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. She completed her general surgery residency at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., and her colon and rectal  surgery  fellowship  at  University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. A retired U.S. Navy captain, Dr. Jaklic was twice recognized as one of the top five surgeons in the Navy for patient satisfaction.

During her career, Dr. Jaklic has held academic posts at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. and Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Va. Dr. Jaklic is board-certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a fellow of the American Society of Colon and  Rectal  Surgeons as well as the American College of Surgeons. She specializes in the treatment of all disorders of the colon and rectum, including colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases and anorectal disorders.
 

This is a headshot of Dr. Ray RamirezRay T. Ramirez, M.D.
A board-certified colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Ray T. Ramirez received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He completed his general surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va.,and his colon and rectalsurgeryfellowship at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans.

Dr. Ramirez is board-certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons as well as the American College of Surgeons . Dr. Ramirez specializes in surgery of the small intestine, colon and rectum .
 

Locations

Chesapeake Surgical Specialists

113 Gainsborough Square
Suite 400
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

736 North Battlefield Boulevard,
Chesapeake, VA 23320