Dr. Richard Pitsch is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Lincoln, NE. Dr. Pitsch specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Pitsch often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
Education and Training
Univ of Ne Coll of Med, Omaha Ne 1976
University of Nebraska College of Medicine 1976
Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon & Rectal SurgeryABCRS
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Colon Cancer
- Colon Polyps
- Skin Tag
- Vascular Disease
- Vet Affairs Med Ctr, General Surgery
- U S DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
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