CarePoint Health partners with Columbia University to enhance colorectal services

CarePoint Health announced an agreement with Columbia University Irving Medical Center to provide access to their highly skilled colorectal surgeons and advanced techniques to treat a broad range of colorectal conditions.

Under the guidance of Columbia, CarePoint will expand its services through Columbia’s surgeons, who are expertly trained in laparoscopic, robotic and open surgery to address the full range of colorectal issues. The comprehensive approach allows CarePoint to provide patients enhanced comprehensive services to help maximize quality of life.

“Columbia University is one of the premier programs and we are excited to partner with a team of surgeons and an institution of this caliber. This collaboration will help elevate our ability to offer care across the CarePoint system,” said Dr. Achintya Moulick, CEO of CarePoint Health. “CarePoint continues to focus on patient-focused health care from an extensive network of specialists, which now includes highly experienced surgeons focused on colorectal conditions.”

“This is an ideal partnership for both CarePoint and Columbia. CarePoint is a dedicated and innovative health care leader, providing excellent care to its patients across the region. We look forward to working on this collaborative endeavor,” said Dr. P. Ravi Kiran, chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery and director for the Center for Innovation and Outcomes Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.