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Hoag Colorectal Program
Meet our Physician Leader
Dr. Babak (Bobby) Rad graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in biological sciences in 1991. After obtaining his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1995, he completed a general surgery residency at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in 2000.
Specialized Care for Colorectal Conditions
Hoag’s Colorectal Program offers advanced treatment options to those who suffer with bowel disorders. Our specialized team addresses a variety of care pathways from screening and surveillance to treatment and recovery. Specialists are skilled in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery and robotic procedures, enabling enhanced precision and shorter recovery times.
Diseases & Conditions Treated
Diseases and conditions treated through the Hoag Colorectal Services include:
- Anorectal Disease Treatment (Hemorrhoid, Anal Fissure)
- Rectal Prolapse
What is your risk of Colorectal Cancer?
Take our online health risk assessment to discover your risk of developing colorectal cancer. After taking this assessment, you'll get more information on what your next steps should be.
Access World Class Digestive Health Care
Hoag is ranked in the top 10 percent in Colon Cancer Surgery in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report, within the top ranked Gastroenterology and GI Surgery program at Hoag Digestive Health Institute. At Hoag, you can trust that you will receive superior care from our multidisciplinary team of specialized physicians.
We Are Here for You
Hoag's Digestive Health Institute offers the most skilled providers for your simple to complex digestive disorders. Our multidisciplinary team is subspecialized and works collaboratively to provide the greatest level of care, tailored uniquely to you.