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Colorectal Surgery

Medical Services

To learn more about any of the medical services offered at Day Kimball Healthcare, please select from the alphabetical index below. Or, click "show all" to see a comprehensive list of all services.

Advanced colorectal surgery.
Less pain. Quicker recovery. Close to home.

Some of the most advanced techniques in colorectal health are now available right here, at Day Kimball Hospital. Minimally invasive surgical procedures mean greater accuracy with less pain and shorter recovery times. They’re performed by a surgical team with the skill and experience to get you back to health faster and easier. Best of all, you have the peace of mind of knowing you’re getting the best of care in the best of places – near home.

Services and Treatments

Colorectal Surgery

• Laproscopic resections of colon, rectal, and small bowel cancers
• Diverticular Disease
• Constipation
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• Crohn’s Disease
• Ulcerative colitis
• Rectal prolapse
• Parastomal hernia repairs
• Colostomy and ileostomy management and surgery
• Presacral tumor

Anal Surgery

• Anal fistulas and anal fissures
• Anal cancer
• Fecal incontinence (sacral nerve stimulation)
• Anorectal manometry
• Obstructive defecation
• Transanal minimally invasive surgery for rectal tumors (TAMIS)
• Hemorrhoid surgery (THD)
• High resolution anoscopy
• Perirectal abscess
• Pilonidal Disease
• Rectocele repair

General Surgery

• Laproscopic
     • Appendectomy
     • Cholecystectomy
     • Hernia Repairs
          • Incisional
          • Umbilical
          • Ventral

Schedule An Appointment

Dr. Morales is now accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call the DKMG General Surgery office at (860) 928-2552 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

About Dr. Carlos Morales
Board-certified in general, colon, and rectal surgery, Dr. Morales brings more than 17 years of experience to Day Kimball. With a focus on robotic and laparoscopic surgery, he specializes in colorectal disorders including colon, rectal and anal cancer, among other conditions. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. Learn more >

Billing & Payment Information

Please note that billing for surgical procedures will be submitted to your insurance carrier by more than one party; the physician’s practice for surgical services, Day Kimball Hospital for facility services and North American Partners for Anesthesia (NAPA) for anesthesiology services (if applicable). Please check with your insurance carrier for details about your specific coverage, copays, deductibles and any prior authorization requirements. If you have questions about your Day Kimball Hospital bill or need help paying for care, please contact our team of financial counselors.

Other Services Integrated with Colorectal Surgery

Surgical Care: General Surgery
Surgical Care: Overview

Related Areas of Interest

Surgical Care: Important Patient Instructions and Information
Day Kimball Hospital: Admissions Information
Day Kimball Hospital: Campus Map & Directory
Day Kimball Hospital: Ambulatory Care Unit 
Day Kimball Hospital: Financial Counselors


Colorectal surgery is performed at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT.

To schedule an appointment with a surgeon, call the DKMG General Surgery office at (860) 928-2552 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.