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Colon and Rectal Surgery

 (802) 847-7082

111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, Main Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington, VT 05401

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Commonly Treated Colorectal Conditions

Our colon and rectal surgeons at The University of Vermont Medical Center study, diagnosis and treat colorectal surgery conditions:

Colon and Rectal Surgery Screening and Procedures

Screening and diagnostic procedures, such as a Colonoscopy, are key tools for determining the best corrective course. Learn more about colon and rectal screening in our Health Library: Colorectal Cancer Test Recommendations.

Surgical Forms of Treatment

  • Laparoscopic and robotic colon and rectal procedures
  • open surgery
  • anorectal operations
  • therapeutic colonoscopy
  • transanal endoscopic microsurgery

Our Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Researchers and Academic Practitioners Working in affiliation with the University of Vermont, our surgeons are researchers and educators providing patients with leading-edge treatments and resources.

The UVM Medical Center colon and rectal surgeons team with:

Consultation at The UVM Medical Center

Contact the surgical team at The University of Vermont Medical Center at 802-847-1288 and we'll help determine if you're a candidate for colon and rectal surgery. Or call General Surgery at The UVM Medical Center to schedule an appointment 800-639-2480.

The University of Vermont Medical Center's Colon and Rectal Surgery Program is staffed by surgeons who also teach and conduct research. The UVM Medical Center offers a setting that combines education, training and the latest advancements in technology. This allows our physicians to educate others and conduct vital research, which fuels better care for our patients.
Learn more about our clinical, research and academic missions below.

Patient Care

How to refer a patient to The UVM Medical Center Colon and Rectal Surgery Program:
  • Call (toll free): 888-362-3242
  • Fax Referral Line: 802-847-2001
  • Email: ReferralCenteratuvmhealth [dot] org (ReferralCenter[at]uvmhealth[dot]org)  Note: please send encrypted files.
For information on the Office of Provider Relations, Provider Access Services and Patient Placement Services, visit Patient Referral Resources.


Fellowship and Residency Programs - We offer residency and fellowship programs in over 17 service lines. Our General Surgery Residency Program is a comprehensive program that prepares residents for careers in general surgery, academic surgery and surgical fellowship training. Visit the Department of Surgery for more information.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) – Our CME program offers a series of medical courses for health care professionals to learn about new and developing areas of their fields. Visit CME.

Grand Rounds - Grand Rounds present current medical topics and developments. They are sponsored by individual departments on a regular basis. Search the schedule for the upcoming dates and times.


The Department of Surgery encompasses a broad spectrum of research trials that offer our patients access to cutting-edge treatments not otherwise available. Visit the Division of Surgical Research for more information, or go to The UVM Office of Clinical Trials Research to receive up-to-date information on the latest clinical trials.
Peter A. Cataldo, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Jeremy A. Dressler, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
General Surgery
Krista E. Evans, MD
General Surgery
Jesse S. Moore, MD
General Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery