About Us

About Us | ASCRS

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 1,200 of the Society's 3,700 members are certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.


To be the premier society and recognized authority for health care providers who collaborate to improve professional development and patient care through education and research.


The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is a community of health care professionals who are dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. 


We believe in patient-centered, high quality, high value health care.  We achieve this care through professionalism, unique knowledge and skills, and the fellowship of our Society members.

Contact Us:

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
85 W. Algonquin Rd., Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Phone: (847) 290-9184
Fax: (847) 427-9656
Email: ascrs@fascrs.org