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Dr. William Carmen Cirocco, MD
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Dr. William Carmen Cirocco, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist)

33 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Cirocco began his career as a full time academic surgeon in New York City where he was involved in establishing the role of endorectal ultrasound (ERUS) in the staging of rectal cancer for the purpose of instituting preoperative neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy as a means of downstaging these cancers, thus improving survival and the odds of avoiding a permanent colostomy. Dr. Cirocco took this expertise (including minimally invasive procedures for rectal prolapse) back to the Midwest- first Kansas City and then back to his hometown (Detroit) and finally he was recruited to The Ohio State University College of Medicine as Professor of Clinical Surgery and also to become Program Director of the OSU Colorectal Surgery Residency Training Program. Dr. Cirocco has >100 contributions to the medical literature and is an associate editor for the journal, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. In 2007, he became the initial recipient of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons' (ASCRS) Victor W. Fazio Award for editorial excellence. He is also an associate editor for the journal, Techniques in Coloproctology. He is an ad hoc reviewer for multiple journals including the American Journal of Surgery, Surgery and Annals of Surgery. Dr. Cirocco is a contributing member to local, regional and national medical societies. He is an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery (ABCRS) and is on the ABCRS' Written Examination Committee. He is past Chair of the ASCRS' Young Surgeons Committee and also past Chair of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Young Surgeons. He serves as Treasurer of the Midwest Surgical Association and chair of the Audit Committee of the Central Surgical Association.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist)

    Education & Training

    St Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA (Fellowship)

    St. John Hospital & Medicl Center (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Wayne State Universtiy School Of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery since 1991

    American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery since 1994

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Medical Procedures Performed

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    OSU Division of Colorectal Surgery

    410 W. 10th Avenue

    N711 Doan Hall

    Columbus, OH 43210

    (614) 685-9044

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    Midwest Surgical Association

    Treasurer

    2013

    Central Surgical Association

    Chair- Audit Committee

    2015

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. William Cirocco accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. William Cirocco is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. William Cirocco offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Cirocco's office at (614) 685-9044 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. William Cirocco offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Cirocco's office at (614) 685-9044 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. William Cirocco speak?

    Dr. William Cirocco speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. William Cirocco have?

    Dr. William Cirocco is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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