Dr. Michael Fulmes, who was trained at the Cleveland Clinic and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is chief of colo-rectal surgery, and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the management of colo-rectal cancers, and other gastrointestinal conditions.
Commonly performed procedures include painless hemorrhoid treatment, trans-anal removal of rectal polyps and laparoscopic assisted removal of large polyps
Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) colon resection is available for suitable patients. Dr. Fulmes also offers complex treatment of rectal cancer, pelvic surgery, and emergency colon surgery for perforated diverticulitis and inflammatory megacolon.
Surgery and post-operative management of conditions requiring intestinal stomas are routinely provided. Dr. Fulmes also provides screening anoscopy for HIV patients (high resolution anoscopy), colonoscopy, follow up after surgery for colorectal cancer, and surveillance after surgery for colorectal cancer
Dr. Fulmes may be contacted by calling Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital, or his office located at 2647 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn ,NY,11223 and 30-16 30th Drive, 3d floor, Astoria, NY, 11102
For more information on colorectal services offered at Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital, call our main number at 718-692-5300 or (718)743-4450.