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Location:Mercy General Surgery ClinicLevel 3, Suite 300788 8th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Please park in our lot located at the corner of 7th St. and 8th Ave.
Phone Number:For questions or scheduling, call: (319) 398-6747
Hours:Monday through Friday8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The General Surgery Clinic’s colorectal surgery is under the direction of board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeon Imran Hassan, MD, FACS, FASCRS. Dr. Hassan specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower intestinal tract.
Anal CancerAnal FissureAnal FistulaAnal IncontinenceAnal PainAnal StrictureAnal WartsAnemiaAnorectal AbscessAnorectal FistulaAppendicitisBowel IncontinenceCholelithiasis (gallstones)Colon CancerColonic PolypsColonic VolvulusColorectal TraumaColostomy ProblemsConstipation and change in bowel habitsCrohn's DiseaseDiarrheaDiverticular DiseaseDiverticulitisInflammatory Bowel DiseaseIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)HemorrhoidsHernias (Inguinal, Ventral, Umbilical, Incisional, Internal, Incarcerated)OstomiesPelvic Floor DysfunctionPerianal AbscessPilonidal DiseasePruritus Ani (Anal Itching)Malignant Tumors of Anal CanalRectal BleedingRectal CancerRectal ProlapseUlcerative Colitis
Colon, Rectal and Anal Cancer SurgeriesColonoscopyColonoscopy with Complex Polypectomy,Fistula SurgeriesFlexible SigmoidoscopyGenetic CounselingHemorrhoid Surgery (Rubberband Ligation)HemorrhoidectomyLaparoscopic AppendectomyLaparoscopic/Robotic CholecystectomyLarge and Small Colon Resections (Laparoscopic/Open/Robotic)Major and Minor Anorectal Procedure
Review the general instructions for your surgery. A nurse at the General Surgery Clinic will go over specific instructions with you for your surgery.
If you have any questions regarding your surgery, please call us at (319) 398-6747.
Did you know smoking increases your risk of surgical complications? Quitting smoking before surgery is the ideal time and is proven to have a higher quit rate. Learn more about Mercy’s Smoking Cessation classes to be on your way to a healthy smoke-free life.
Dr. Imran Hassan completed his residency in General Surgery from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He then received postgraduate training in colon and rectal surgery at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England. After this, he returned to the Mayo Clinic and completed a two-year research and clinical fellowship in colon and rectal surgery. During this time, he also completed a certificate in clinical research from the Mayo School of Graduate Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Hassan completed the Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Disclosure Program from the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.
He has published more than 70 original articles, reviews, chapters and editorials. Dr. Hassan also serves on the editorial board of several national and international surgical journals, including the Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Colorectal Diseases, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Journal of Surgical research and World Journal of Surgery. His research interests include healthcare outcomes, patient safety and process improvement initiatives.
Dr. Hassan is currently a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Iowa. His clinical interests include the surgical management of benign and malignant colorectal diseases, minimally invasive surgery, and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
Visit Dr. Hassan's online profile or view his full Curriculum Vitae to see all of his experience and publications.