Florida Hospital Cancer Institute ›› Cancer Programs ›› George J. Nassif, Jr., DO, FACS

George J. Nassif, Jr., DO, FACS is fellowship-trained in colon and rectal surgery, and minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery.  As part of the third graduating class of the esteemed fellowship training program at the Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Dr. Nassif is equipped to provide comprehensive treatments and minimally-invasive robotic surgery for a multitude of colon, rectum and anal conditions, diseases and cancers.  With regular involvement in multi-disciplinary conferences and medical cases (including surgical innovations treating pelvic floor, pathology and GI tumors), Dr. Nassif promises a true collaborative approach to solving problems of the colon and rectum - from the common to the complex.  He has traveled as an invited lecturer, panelist and instructor on new minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of rectal cancer, including TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery) and robotic transanal surgery. 


  • Board Certified, General Surgery
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Florida Hospital/Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Orlando, FL
  • Fellow, Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer, The Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnwood, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Rotating Internship, Allopathic Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside and Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Medical Degree, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA


  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the colon & Rectum
  • Colon Cancer and Disease 
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Special Problems Related to Stomach and Hernias
  • Screening and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • SBLS (single incision laparoscopic surgery)
  • Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (J-Pouch)
  • TAMIS (transanal minimally invasive surgery)
  • Treatment of Anorectal Disease