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A native of Southern California, Dr. Cologne completed his general surgery training in Chicago at Rush University and Cook County Medical Centers where he received numerous awards including Chief Resident of the Year and Chief Administrative Resident by a vote of his peers. He excelled in laparoscopy and has a certification in the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery. He developed an interest in colorectal surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Theodore Saclarides. He completed his formal colorectal training under the direction of Dr. Anthony Senagore and others at USC. He now specializes in laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures for a variety of diseases including colon and rectal cancer, polyps, and the treatment and management of anorectal disorders.
Dr. Cologne is board certified in both colorectal and general surgery. He has authored numerous book chapters in general and colorectal surgery and has lectured internationally on colorectal surgery topics. He also has a number of peer-reviewed publications and several publications pending. He serves as a peer reviewer for numerous journals including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the Journal of Surgical Oncology (colorectal section), and the World Journal of Gastroenterology.