Colorectal Surgery

Our Colorectal Surgery Team

Our physicians have extensive experience in treating colorectal conditions and diseases and are dedicated to excellence in patient care, education and research. All of our physicians are board certified and hold faculty positions at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where they prepare the physicians and surgeons of the future. Our Brown University Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship Teaching Program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


Steven Schechter, MD Headshot

Steven Schechter, MD

Interim Chief of Colorectal Surgery for Lifespan

Leslie A. Roth, MD Headshot

Leslie A. Roth, MD

Colorectal Surgeon and Co-Director, Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders, Women’s Medicine Collaborative

Adam A. Klipfel, MD, FACS, FASCRS Headshot

Adam A. Klipfel, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Colorectal Surgeon

Matthew D. Vrees, MD Headshot

Matthew D. Vrees, MD

Director of General Surgery, The Miriam Hospital