|Fort Worth's Experts in
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
We are Fort Worth's largest group of board-certified colon and rectal
surgeons. We work as a team to prevent and treat diseases of the
colon, rectum, anus and small intestine. We provide consultations,
office treatments, surgery, and colonoscopy.
In addition to excellent medical care, our hallmarks are compassion,
understanding, and communication with our patients.
Our services include:
|Laparoscopic (minimally-invasive) colon and rectal surgery.|
|Surgery for cancer of the colon and rectum, including sphincter-|
|sparing (colostomy-avoiding) surgery, if possible.|
|Surgical and non-surgical treatment of hemorrhoids.|
|Treatment of anorectal abscesses, fissures, fistulae, skin conditions |
|of the perianal region, and rectal prolapse.|
|Surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease |
|and ulcerative colitis).|
|Treatment of diverticulitis.|
|Investigation of rectal bleeding.|
|Diagnostic and screening colonoscopy.|
|Collaboration with physicians and surgeons in other specialties (e.g. |
|oncologists, gastroenterologists, urologists, gynecologists) for team-|
based approach to treatment of colorectal disease, or for diagnosis
and treatment of problems that may co-exist with colorectal disease.
Our Board-Certified Colon
& Rectal Surgeons:
Britton R. West, M.D.
Eduardo D. Castillo, M.D.
Lori L. Gordon, M.D.
Glen D. Hooker, M.D.
1420 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Telephone: (817) 924-9002
Last modified: January 21, 2017
|A Note to Our Patients:
Dr Britton West, the Founder of our group, retired from medical practice in December 2016. He has served the Fort
Worth medical community as a surgeon, mentor and teacher for 38 years. We are indebted to him for his dedication to
healing and caring for thousands of patients.
Our group's three active physicians are pleased to offer seamless and continuing care for all of Dr. West's patients. We
maintain all of the medical records for Dr. West's patients and look forward to continuing his legacy of care and
expertise in colon and rectal surgery.