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With the resources below, learn more about Mass General's approach to treating a variety of conditions of the colon and what to expect when you come to Mass General for care.

Patient Outcomes for Colorectal Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Mass General tracks many performance measures related to colorectal surgical procedures and compares them to national data.

Colorectal Surgery

The Colorectal Surgery Program offers expert surgical care to treat conditions affecting the intestinal tract, colon and rectum, anal canal and perianal area.

Colorectal Cancer Treatment

The Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers is one of the largest and most experienced centers in New England for the treatment of cancers of the colon and rectum.

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Explore Mass General's Surgical Outcomes

COMPASS is committed to ensuring that surgical data is transparent and accessible for all patients as they make important health decisions.

#1 Research Hospital in America

Mass General is the #1 Research Hospital in America and recognized in 14 specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.

Our Commitment to Quality & Safety

We work hard to provide our patients with the highest quality care possible. Learn about our performance and how we compare to other institutions.

Strengthening patient care through measurement & analysis of surgical outcomes and data

The Center for Outcomes and Patient Safety in Surgery (COMPASS) combines clinical collaboration and data to ensure, amongst all surgical and procedural colleagues, the safest, most appropriate and effective and highest quality procedure for every patient, every time.