Health Night Out: Dr. Shane Svoboda

Dr. Shane Svoboda

Shane Svoboda, M.D., colorectal and general surgeon, always knew he wanted to be a doctor. He was fascinated by the science of human anatomy and physiology, and he was driven by a desire to help people. Medicine offered the perfect combination.

In the field of colorectal conditions, his practice includes the spectrum of issues: inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, rectal prolapse, anal fissures, hemorrhoids, fistulas, and colorectal cancer. He is also skilled in ostomy care.

Dr. Svoboda specializes in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and believes in multidisciplinary care, collaborating with oncologists while preventing and treating illness in patients.

His medical education began at St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies. He completed general surgical residencies at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Then he earned his Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. His surgical Research Fellowship was done at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

Dr. Svoboda’s patients appreciate his kindness, gentleness, and timeliness, as well as his understanding of those things that are important to them.

Learn more about the risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of these widespread issues at Health Night Out with Dr. Shane Svoboda on Sept. 25 in the DesertView Theatre at 7 p.m.