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Ursula Szmulowicz, MD, FASCRS is a staff surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in the Digestive Disease Institute. She is board certified in General Surgery and in Colon and Rectal surgery. Her specialty interests include anal dysplasia and cancer, HPV-related disease, anorectal disease, pelvic floor disorders, and colonoscopy.
Dr. Szmulowicz received her Doctorate in Medicine from the New York University School of Medicine in 2000. She did her General Surgery residency at Indiana University from 2000 to 2005. Her fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery was completed at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center from 2005 to 2006.
Dr. Szmulowicz is active as a fellow in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. She has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She has been an invited speaker and national and international conferences.
Anal dysplasia and cancer, anorectal disease, colonoscopy, colon polyps, fecal incontinence, hemorrhoidal disease, pelvic floor disorders
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