Welcome to the website of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center. It is our goal to offer vital information on our clinical, research and teaching programs for patients, physicians and prospective colorectal surgeons. Building on a successful history, the section continues its role as a leader in research and treatment in all aspects of colorectal surgery. Our colorectal surgeons are highly experienced and committed to providing the entire spectrum of care for their patients, dedicated to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.  Our surgeons strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective medical care with dignity and compassion. Our multidisciplinary approach enables us to work as a team, providing patients with the expert & quality care.

Our primary focus is the diagnosis and treatment of diseases arising in the anus, rectum, and large bowel (colon). We treat patients with diverse problems, including colon, rectal, and anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), diverticular disease, problems with fecal incontinence and prolapse, as well as rectocele and hereditary colorectal tumors.

Our colorectal surgeons are recognized nationally and internationally for their clinical and scientific contributions. They are recognized as educators in the medical community and they are actively involved in community education here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In addition to rotations as part of the general surgery residency program, the section offers a fellowship program in colorectal surgery that offers in-depth exposure to all aspects of colorectal diseases and surgery. Training allows the Colon & Rectal surgeons to teach future surgeons on the latest techniques. By leading the advances in colon and rectal surgery, our surgeons stay at the forefront of colorectal surgery.

We want our patients to be healthy and we aim to do everything in our power to help them achieve and sustain the highest quality of life possible. It is what makes us leaders in our field.


  • Establishment of the Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery.
  • Establishment of national guidelines for screening colonoscopy.
  • Creation of the fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery in collaboration with King Saud University.



Accreditations & Awards