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Matthew Albert, MD, FACS, FASCRS is the founding physician of the Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery, and provides advanced colon and rectal surgery, anorectal surgery and colonoscopies.  As a daVinci® Certified Robotic Surgeon, he has dedicated his career to minimize patient downtime, while revolutionizing the field, as evidenced by his awards and ongoing research.  He and the medical team created the revolutionary technique known as TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invaasive Surgery) as well as a subspecialty training program for colon and rectal surgeons.  With regular involvement in multi-disciplinary conferences and medical cases, and surgical innovations - to include pathology and GI tumors - he promises a true collaborative approach to solving problems of the colon and rectum - from the common to the complex.

Profile: 

  • Medical Director, Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Director, Colorectal Fellowship Program, Florida Hospital
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Clinical Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Certified, daVinci Surgical System Robotic Surgeon
  • Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and General Surgery
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Texas-Houston, Houston, TX
  • Residency, General Surgery, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Medical Degree, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons and American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Member, Society of American Gastroinestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, (SAGES) and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)

​Specialties:

  • Cancer of the Colon and Rectum
  • Constipation
  • Fecal Incontinence 
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pelvic 3D Endorectal Ultrasound
  • SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery)
  • Special Problems Related to Stomas and Hernias
  • Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (J-Pouch)
  • TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  • Teatment of Anorectal Disease