General Surgery Patient Stories

Kathleen Donato colon cancer patientRobotic-Laparoscopic Colectomy

Kathleen Donato will never forget what it was like in the early days of her colon cancer diagnosis. Although she tried to act upbeat, it was as if a fog had descended over her world. After seeing a gastroenterologist and an oncologist, Kathleen was referred to general surgeon, Patrick McEnaney, MD.

Dr. McEnaney performed a robotic-assisted laparoscopic colectomy—minimally invasive surgery to remove a portion of the colon through small incisions made in the abdomen wall. “I owe my life to Dr. McEnaney and truly believe that,” Kathleen states. Read Kathleen’s story.

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