Northwest Colon-Rectal Surgery, P.A.

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What's New

Online scheduling is here

Apr 22, 2014

Online appointment scheduling is here. Click the links below to see available times for Dr. Azimuddin and Dr. Raphaeli. You will receive a phone confirmation from our staff when the appointment time h...

New Blog

Nov 21, 2013

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Welcome Dr. Jean Knapps

Sep 25, 2016

Houston Colon and Rectal Surgery is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Jean Knapps to our practice. Dr. Knapps joins us from Miami with extensive training and knowledge of colorectal disease. Ple...

Live from ASCRS 2014

May 15, 2014

Follow Dr. Raphaeli as he presents the latest and greatest from the 2014 ASCRS annual meeting. @utsurgeon on twitter. ...

Why should you choose a colorectal surgeon?

Jan 01, 2014

Why should you choose a colorectal surgeon? Visit out blog to learn more:

Latest Publications

Dec 01, 2013

Blog updated with the latest publications by Dr. Azimuddin and Dr. Raphaeli on various colorectal surgery topics.

Screening for the holidays

Nov 26, 2013

Don’t let your health take a back seat this winter. Most screening colonoscopies require no copay or deductible. Give yourself the gift of peace of mind for the holidays. http://blog.colonsurgeo...

New publication on gangrene of the rectum

Nov 13, 2013

Dr. Azimuddin and Dr. Raphaeli recently published a paper on gangrene of the rectum. Enjoy the free full-text of the article here:

Dr. Azimuddin featured on Univision on the latest innovation in robotic surgery

Nov 13, 2013

Dr. Azimuddin is the first surgeon in Houston to use the robotic stapling device which allows for precise control and enhanced recovery in colorectal cancer surgery. Houston Northwest Medical Center w...

Houstonia Magazine Top Doctors

Nov 12, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Azimuddin and Dr. Raphaeli for being named Houston magazine Top Doctors for 2013 in Colon and Rectal Surgery. This prestigious honor is awarded to physicians in the Houston area...

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 01, 2013

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about how it can be prevented or best treated. Colorectal cancer -- cancer of the colon and rectum - is the second leading cau...

New Humble/Kingwood Office

Dec 09, 2012

Join us at our new office in the Humble/Kingwood area near Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in the professional office building suite 530. The address is 18955 N. Memorial Dr. Ste 530, Humble, TX 7...

Say Goodbye to Hemorrhoids!

Sep 30, 2012

Local Colon & Rectal Specialists Dr Khawaja Azimuddin & Dr. Tal Raphaeli are now offering the new Minimally Invasive THD (Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization) procedure in Houston. This t...

Houston Colon & Rectal Surgeons offer cutting edge Robotic surgery

Sep 30, 2012

Both Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin & Dr. Tal Raphaeli are fully trained to perform Robotic Colon & Rectal Surgery. This is the first time that this type of advanced colorectal surgery is being offered...

New hope for people with bowel incontinence problems.

Sep 30, 2012

Bowel control or fecal incontinence is more common than you may think. Millions of Americans suffer from accidents and leaks every day. This condition can have a dramatic impact on your quality of lif...

Colon Cancer; Your questions answered by the experts

Sep 30, 2012

What is colon cancer and how common is it? Cancer of the colon and rectum is one of the most common cancers in adults. Each year 150,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 44000 people die from this ca...

What are Hemorrhoids?

Sep 28, 2012

What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are enlarged, bulging blood veins in and about the rectum. There are two types of Hemorrhoids: external and internal, which refer to their location. External (outside...