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The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus. More than 1,000 of the Society's 2,900+ members are certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Vision

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the recognized authority on conditions and diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.

Mission

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is an association of surgeons and other professionals dedicated to assuring high quality patient care by advancing the science through research and education for prevention and management of disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.

Beliefs

The deeply held beliefs of the ASCRS are that diseases of the colon, rectum and anus are significant health problems; that people deserve the best quality care for these diseases; and improvement in recognition, treatment and ultimate eradication of these diseases as well as in the quality of patient care is enhanced by the professionalism, development of knowledge and dissemination of information fostered by the fellowship of Society members.

For additional information, contact:

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
85 W. Algonquin Rd., Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: 847-290-9184
Fax: 847-290-9203
Email: ascrs@fascrs.org