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Voted Best Doctor 2015-2016Kirk A. Ludwig, MD

Kirk A. Ludwig, MD

Vernon O. Underwood Professor in Colon Cancer Research
Chief and Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: University of Cincinnati (MD), Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery (Residency), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery (Laparoscopic Colorectal and Research Fellow), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery (Resident in Colorectal Surgery)
Interests: Sphincter sparing treatments for rectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, evaluation and treatment of fecal incontinence, surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal fistula
Board Certification(s): General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Voted Best Doctor 2015-2016Mary F. Otterson, MD, MS

Mary F. Otterson, MD, MS

Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD, MS), Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Residency)
Interests: Radiation enteritis, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal motility
Board Certification(s): General Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Carrie Y. Peterson, MD

Carrie Y. Peterson, MD

Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), University of California-San Diego (Residency), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (Colorectal Oncology Fellowship), New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center, New York (Colorectal Surgery Fellowship)
Board Certification(s): General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Timothy J. Ridolfi, MD

Timothy J. Ridolfi, MD

Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD and Residency), Cleveland Clinic-Cleveland (Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship)
Board Certification(s): General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Toku Takahashi, MD, PhD

Toku Takahashi, MD, PhD

Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Kobe University, Kobe, Japan (MD), Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan (PhD), University of Michigan (Post Doc)
Interests: Gastrointestinal (GI) motility, brain-gut axis, nerve-gut interaction, acupuncture, functional GI disorders
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

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