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Best Doctors 2014Kirk Ludwig, MD

Kirk Ludwig, MD

Vernon O. Underwood Professor in
     Colon Cancer Research
Chief and Professor, Colorectal Surgery

Training: University of Cincinnati (MD), Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery (Residency), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery (Laparoscopic Colorectal and Research Fellow), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery (Resident in Colorectal Surgery)
Interests: Sphincter sparing treatments for rectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, evaluation and treatment of fecal incontinence, surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal fistula
Board Certification(s): General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Best Doctors 2014Mary F. Otterson, MD, MS

Mary F. Otterson, MD, MS

Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD, MS), Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Residency)
Interests: Radiation enteritis, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal motility
Board Certification(s): General Surgery
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Carrie Peterson, MD

Carrie Peterson, MD

Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), University of California-San Diego (Residency), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (Colorectal Oncology Fellowship), New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center, New York (Colorectal Surgery Fellowship)
Publications/Research: View the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page

Parvaneh Rafiee, PhD

Parvaneh Rafiee, PhD

Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Dalhousie University, Canada (Ph.D.)
Interests: Signal transduction, particularly in endothelial cells of the gastrointestinal tract, myocardium and lung
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Timothy Ridolfi, MD

Timothy Ridolfi, MD

Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Medical College of Wisconsin (MD and Residency), Cleveland Clinic-Cleveland (Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship)
Board Certification(s): General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery (board eligible)
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Toku Takahashi, MD, PhD

Toku Takahashi, MD, PhD

Professor, Colorectal Surgery
Training: Kobe University, Kobe, Japan (MD), Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan (PhD), University of Michigan (Post Doc)
Interests: Gastrointestinal (GI) motility, brain-gut axis, nerve-gut interaction, acupuncture, functional GI disorders
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