The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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Spring 2016  
Dr. Charles Littlejohn

President’s Message
Join Me in Los Angeles for the 2016 ASCRS Annual Meeting

By Charles Littlejohn, MD
I encourage you to join me next month in vibrant Los Angeles, where our Annual Meeting will offer you exciting opportunities to refresh your knowledge and improve the quality of care you provide your patients, as well as network with fellow colleagues. Read More…

ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting Round-up

Seven speakers have been invited to present special and memorial lectures during the ASCRS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, April 30 – May 4. Their presentations will reach beyond the meeting’s main scientific emphasis to add important learnings for meeting participants. Read More…

Coding and Reimbursement Updates

Coding and Reimbursement Updates

Code 46707 Repair of anorectal fistula with plug (e.g., porcine small intestine submucosa [SIS])
This code was converted from a CPT Category III code to a Category I code and was first published in the 2010 Current Procedural Terminology, the only official CPT codebook, copyright American Medical Association (AMA). Read More…

Dr. Fabio Potenti

Reflections on the Brandeis Leadership Program

By Fabio M. Potenti, MD
In retrospect, I had not fully appreciated the fantastic opportunity presented to me when I received the ASCRS/ACS scholarship to attend the Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University.… Read More…

ASCRS Committees

ASCRS Congratulates New Committee Members, Highlights Latest Efforts

Committees are a vital part of the Society’s work, and the ASCRS is pleased to spotlight the work of three of our committees in this issue of the newsletter. To view all of our committees, visit the Leadership and Committees page on our website. Read More…

In the News

Members in the News

The ASCRS congratulates the following members who were recently honored in the news: Allen Chudzinski, MD; Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD; Samantha Hendren, MD; Steven Hunt, MD; Julian Sanchez, MD; Michael Stamos, MD; and H. David Vargas, MD. Read More…

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Welcome, New Members

A hearty welcome is extended to the following new members of ASCRS, approved by the Executive Council in December, January, February and March… Read More…

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