Kansas City, Mo. – Ben Mizrahi, MD, recently joined the medical staff of St. Joseph
Medical Center. He specializes in colorectal surgery with special interest
in cancer staging techniques and laparoscopic, minimallyinvasive removal
of rectal and colon cancer. Dr. Mizrahi's other interests include
incisionless removal of low-lying rectal lesions using transanal endoscopic
microsurgery (TEM), complex anorectal disorders and repair of pelvic floor
disorders such as constipation, incontinence, rectocele and prolapse.
Dr. Mizrahi earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami
and his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of South
Florida. He also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive colorectal
surgery and advanced rectal cancer management at the Marks Colorectal
Clinic at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pa., and a fellowship in colorectal
surgery at the Colorectal Clinic of Orlando in Florida.
Dr. Mizrahi is practicing with Colorectal Surgery Associates on St. Joseph’s campus.
St. Joseph Medical Center is an acute care facility of Carondelet Health
(CarondeletHealth.org) which also includes St. Mary’s Medical Center,
three long-term care facilities and home care services. Carondelet Health
is dedicated to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our commitment to
human dignity compels us to provide compassionate, quality healthcare
for body, mind and spirit, with a special concern for the poor. We are
responsible stewards serving the needs of all people from conception to
death. Carondelet Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s
largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.