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We offer complete Colorectal and General Surgery expertise for patients in SW Portland and Washington County.
Dr. Evetts calls on leading-edge tools, techniques and treatments to successfully address your colorectal issue, including advanced laparoscopic surgery. He also excels at colonoscopy, carefully performing over 500 every year. To learn more about our special programs for this procedure and view a video on how the procedure is performed, click here. Dr. Evetts’ procedures, programs and even “paperwork” is state-of-the-art – his practice was one of the first to use electronic medical records for superior accuracy, clarity and efficiency. His board certified expertise, on-going training and many years of specialized experience enable him to deliver the highest quality of care in the following areas:
We conduct a thorough evaluation to determine the source; this may include advanced diagnostic studies such as colonoscopy. When the source is identified, it can often be treated in a non-surgical manner.
When non-operative treatment options are exhausted, we then proceed with state-of-the-art surgical techniques. Rectal bleeding can be a frightening experience, so a complete evaluation in a comfortable environment is a must.
Perianal Abscess & Anal Fistula
In many cases, the source of perianal infection can be identified and definitive treatment initiated on the first visit.
Anal fistula disease is often a challenging anorectal condition. You can trust Dr. Evetts to employ state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment strategies to help overcome this condition.
This frequent and often embarrassing condition is an area of special interest to Dr. Evetts. Our first line of treatment is almost always the use of non-surgical techniques.
When surgery is required, the least painful and most effective procedures are always utilized.
We offer a “clinic within a clinic” exclusively for hemorrhoid patients. To learn more, click here to go to TheHemorrhoidClinic.
This painful condition is often confused with hemorrhoids; fortunately treatment is usually straightforward and very successful. Non-surgical medical management techniques are always employed first.
We perform a complete evaluation including ultrasound evaluation of anal sphincters, anal manometry and nerve conduction studies.
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
When surgery of the colon and rectum is required, minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques are used whenever appropriate. Our experience with laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery allow us to use these techniques extensively.
Colon Diseases & Conditions
Dr. Evetts is the Director of the colorectal Cancer Program at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center and is deeply involved in multidisciplinary treatment planning with the GI Tumor Board. Dr. Evetts specializes in diagnosing and treating both functional and structural disorders of the colon and rectum. Some of the diseases and conditions he is highly qualified to treat include:
- Colon and rectal cancer
- Crohns disease
- Colonic polyps
- Ulcerative colitis
- Diverticular disease
- Rectal prolapse
- Irritable bowel syndrome