The colon and rectal surgery practice of Dr. Richard Whelan provides a unique team
approach to the care of patients choosing to utilize our services. Our patients
not only have the benefit of a renowned surgeon, they also benefit from the expertise
of team of professionals who have worked with him and cared for his patients for
This team, based out of Roosevelt Hospital, includes a Nurse Practitioner, Kathryn
Baxter, who is certified as Family Nurse Practitioner as well as a Wound, Ostomy
& Continence Nurse.
Advanced Colonoscopic methods for large benign polyp removal:
Historically, a segmental “cancer type” bowel resection is carried out to remove
adenomas of the colon that are judged not amenable to removal with a colonoscope.
Our family wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation for the kindness, excellent
care and wisdom our mother, Jean Broussard, received during her hospitalization.