Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam is a graduate of Wellesley College and of the Mayo Medical School in Rochester MN. Board certified in both colorectal and general surgery, Dr. Balasubramaniam specializes in the treatment of diseases of the small intestine, colon, rectum and anus.
Dr. Nsikak Umoh is a board certified colorectal and general surgeon. He was born in Missouri and grew up in Nigeria and obtained his medical degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. He then matriculated at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD where he obtained the Master of Public Health degree. He trained in general surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, and completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Clinic, Atlanta, GA.
Most people have heard that a colonoscopy is a recommended test to look for colon cancer and polyps. However, it is less clear to most about when to have the test. The standard recommendation for asymptomatic average risk individuals is …Read More »