Our Greatest Skill is

We understand that talking about a colorectal procedure or surgery can be difficult. Our team focuses on learning your concerns and questions, so we can have the frank, clear conversations that make you feel better from the start.

State-of-the-art care for colorectal issues

We focus on clinical excellence, plus provide the follow-up and partnership with your doctors for long-term wellness. At every stage, we help patients understand the options for their health, offering cost-conscious options that preserve your best-possible health.


of patients would
recommend our practice to
family and friends

Care That Counts

Our unique combination of world-class
research, training and patient experience
means the best possible care for every
individual who comes to us.

Our Vision

Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates is an innovative leader in colon and rectal surgery grounded in our belief that continued research, training and technology keep us on the forefront of our specialty and best serving our patients. We strive to have a collaborative, cooperative culture where excellence and innovation are valued. We care for every patient as we would care for our family members and ourselves.

Our Mission

Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates is an independent practice committed to:

  • Providing the best care for the individual
  • Training residents and future leaders in colon and rectal surgery
  • Improving outcomes through education, research and meaningful collaborations

A Culture of Quality

We ensure our physicians are highly qualified to deliver expertise and top-notch care. In addition, to make sure we’re on the right track, we go right to the source: our patients. Each year we hear from thousands of individuals through our patient satisfaction survey program. By focusing on what patients tell us is most important—or in need of improvement—we are able to continuously provide better service to all.

The Minnesota Colon and Rectal Foundation

Established in 1991, the Minnesota Colon and Rectal Foundation provides financial and educational support to the world-renowned University of Minnesota Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program, funding hands-on surgical training, weekly specialized education conferences, participation and collaboration in numerous research studies, and local, national, and worldwide partnerships.

The Foundation Mission Is:

Promoting public awareness of colon and rectal cancer through outreach and education, enhancing patient quality of life through research and specialized physician training, and supporting survivors through connection and compassion.

Minnesota Colon and Rectal Foundation

3433 Broadway Street NE, Suite 115
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 651-312-1500
Fax: 612-248-2944



Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates is an operating division of Infinite Health Collaborative (i-Health). i-Health physicians focus on patient choice, and share core principles of physician autonomy, quality, value-based care and innovation.

Meet Our Care Team

Our physician-owned practice is made up of both private practice and university-appointed doctors, all committed to teaching the next generation.


Founded With an Eye to the Future

Our practice started in 1963 in affiliation with the University of Minnesota, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery. A defining feature of our surgeon group is our participation in ongoing research and publication, working to extend our fellow surgeons’ knowledge and expertise to benefit patients around the world.


Staffed By Pioneering Professors

The program we conduct through the University of Minnesota is the oldest of its kind in the country, and has trained over 100 certified surgeons in the past 70+ years. Every year, dozens of residents apply to become a part of this extremely competitive fellowship, elevating their skills to a high level specific to colon and rectal surgery.


Patient Resources — Including Peace of Mind

Our goal is to help you get to your best health—and not just regarding your surgery. We’ve consolidated resources to prepare you, to help you understand your procedure, and to move forward with confidence.