Colorectal Cancer

Get a screening for your family

We understand the thought of a colonoscopy can be embarrassing. But it shouldn’t be. Chesapeake Regional's team of gastroenterologists have earned national recognition in gastroenterology year after year. And research shows that early detection of cancer through colonoscopy results in a 90 percent recovery rate. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones. Call to schedule a colonoscopy today.

Gastroenterology Associates Gastroenterology Associates of Tidewater
113 Gainsborough Square 112 Gainsborough Square
Suite 202 Suite 200
Chesapeake, VA  23320 Chesapeake, VA 23320

Michael H. Sperling, M.D., FACP
Bruce D. Waldholtz, MD., FACG
Douglas H. Howerton, MD
Alex O. Williams, M.D., MRCP (UK)
Gary H. Payman, M.D.
Scott O. Yagel, M.D.
Paul A. Ricketts, M.D
757-547-0798, ext. 1163

Steven Dandalides, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF
Alan Gamsey, M.D., FACP, FACG
David Kreger, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF
Walid Makdisi, M.D.
Pramod Malik M.D., FACG, FASGE, AGAF, CPI
Shoba Mendu, M.D.
Brian Sullivan, M.D.
Felix Tiongco, M.D., FACP

The local connection

Each year, cancer of the colon or rectum kills more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer. Portsmouth, Chesterfield, and Western Tidewater had the highest mortality rates from colorectal cancer among the 35 health districts [in Virginia].1 But the outlook is bright: Experts are discovering more ways to lower your risk of drying from this cancer that attacks the digestive system.

These physicians stand ready to help you make your commitment to better health a reality - today.

In 2012, Chesapeake Regional was nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report when it was ranked No. 4 on the "Best Hospitals in Hampton Roads" list and was a "high performing" hospital for gastroenterology. Contact a professional gastroenterologist.

Click here to view strategies to lower your risk of colon cancer.