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Primary: Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist)

Sub-Specialty: General

Additional Specialties: Colon & Rectal Surgery; Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery


Board Certified
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.
Hospital Affiliations
University Hospital
Augusta, Georgia 30901


Accepts New Patients
  • Colonoscopy (with Polypectomy)
  • Resection Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Resection Of Colorectal Cancer
  • Altemeier Procedure (for Rectal Prolapse)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy (ileal Anal Pouch)
  • Coloanal Reconstruction For Rectal Cancer
Patients Treated
  • Adults

Provider Training

Wayne State Univ Sch of Med, Detroit Mi
Medical Degree, Medicine, 1985
Fellowship - St Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA
Colorectal Surgery, 1991
Residency - St. John Hospital & Medicl Center
General Surgery, 1990

Colon & Rectal Surgery


Experience & Accolades

ASCRS Victor W. Fazio Award for Editorial Excellence
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), 2007
State University of New York- Health Sciences Center @ Brooklyn

Assistant Professor of Surgery, 1991-1994

As a full-time academic surgeon in New York , he helped establish the role of endorectal ultrasound (ERUS) and preoperative neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to downstage rectal cancer, improving survival and the odds of avoiding a permanent colostomy.

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, 2011-2013

He created a colorectal surgery service and was the only colorectal surgeon with a practice dedicated to the field of colorectal surgery on Detroit's East Side.

Location & Hours

Practice Affiliations

OSU Division of Colorectal Surgery

410 W. 10th Avenue N711 Doan Hall

Columbus, OH 43210

Main Location

410 W 10th Ave

Columbus, OH 43210

Ohio State University Med Ctr

Regular Hours

Extra Phones

Phone: (614) 293-8300

Fax: (614) 293-4030

Fax: (614) 366-5285

The Ohio State University


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Physicians & Surgeons, Proctology, Physicians & Surgeons, Surgery-General, Physicians & Surgeons


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