Dr. Gearhart is dedicated to the surgical management of colorectal diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease and sporadic and hereditary colorectal cancer and pelvic organ dysfunction.
Janice Rafferty, MD, is a colorectal surgeon at The Christ Hospital and Professor of surgery at the University of Cincinnati, college of Medicine. She brings over 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and other digestive diseases. She is currently Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal surgery within the University of Cincinnati, Department of Surgery, and at The Christ Hospital.
Dr Fox-McClary earned her medical degree at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, also at the Mayo Clinic.
Board certified in both specialties of General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dr. Fox-McClary is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Arizona Medical Association, American Medical Association and the Maricopa County Medical Society.
Andreas M. Kaiser, MD FACS FASCRS, a Professor of Clinical Surgery, graduated in 1988 from the University of Zurich in Switzerland. After an internship in Surgical Pathology, Dr. Kaiser trained in General Surgery at the University Hospital of Zurich (1990-1998), interrupted by a two year research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He completed a fellowship in Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital in Zurich, and in Colorectal Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. In 2001, Dr. Kaiser joined the USC faculty, and from 2008- 2009, he served as Interim Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS), and a member of several national and international professional associations and committees.
Dr. Kaiser's major areas of research interest include Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diverticulitis, and Fecal Incontinence.