Lower Gastro-Intestinal Surgery

Small Intestine, Colon And Ano-Rectal

Benign Lower GI Conditions

Lower GI Surgery in Dr. Angel Caban practice includes a variety of surgical procedures. This type of surgeries accounts for a large percentage of Dr. Caban daily practice. Below we will outline the procedures performed by Dr. Caban with a brief description. Once you find the one that applies to you please click on the link to get detail information.

Colon Conditions



Diverticulitis is an inflammation of the colon that can cause pain, perforation, fistulas, and strictures. The condition is very common and surgery is an important part of the treatment. 


Colon Polyps

Colon polyps are benign growths in the lining of the colon. They can vary in size and they can be precursors of cancer.  They are usually identified during colonoscopy.


Colon Cancer

This is one of the most common cancers in North America. A colonoscopy is the diagnostic test of choice and surgery is crucial in the treatment of the disease. 

Anal Conditions


Anal Fissure

An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus. They tend to be very painful especially during bowel movements. Surgical therapy is an excellent option with great long term success.



Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anus or anal canal that can cause a variety of symptoms including bleeding. Hemorrhoids can be classified as internal or external. 


Anal Fistula

An anal fistula is a communication between the anal canal/rectum and the skin surrounding the anus. They are usually associated with a perianal abscess. 


What People are Saying

“Highly recommended”

“Dr. Angel Caban performed my surgery almost 5 years ago on 6/2/2014. He is a kind doctor and always treated me fairly. I always felt welcome in his office. I recommended him to many over the past 5 years”.



Me encanta no lo cambio. Exelente el doctor caban y su personal. Muy buen grupo”.


“Another successful experience”

Dr. Caban did my colon resection and did an outstanding job all the way across the board. I highly recommend him as well”.


“Very fortunate to have him”

“I have the privilege of working with Angel M Caban in the hospital environment. I also have had him be the surgeon to one of my family members. I would like everyone to know that he is a great surgeon. We are fortunate to have him here in Ocala. He is personable, easy to talk too and has excellent bedside manners”. 


Hours of Operation

8:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 5:00pm



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