Charles Whitlow, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Chairman, Colon & Rectal SurgeryProgram Director, Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship ProgramAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, board memberResidency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal SurgeryVice-President, Program Directors Association for

Dr. Whitlow earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas and completed his internship and residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He completed his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Ochsner. Dr. Whitlow is board certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery and has been on staff at Ochsner since the Summer of 2002. Dr. Whitlow is listed in Best Doctors in America. He is the Chairman of the Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery. His particular areas of professional interest include transanal excision of rectal tumors, sphincter-preserving surgery for rectal cancer, surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, laparoscopic and robotic colon and rectal surgery, advanced endoscopic removal of colon polyps (ESD/EMR) and treatment of anorectal fistulas.

Medical School

University of Arkansas College of Medicine


William Beaumont Army Medical Center


William Beaumont Army Medical Center


Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

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