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Board Certified, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Dr. Chan is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic assisted colorectal surgery. Dr. Chan’s practice provides the diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of colorectal care, from surgical to in-office procedures. He is very focused on improving his patients surgical outcomes through the use of ERAS or “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” protocols.

Winston M. Chan, M.D.

A Top Colorectal Surgeon focused on Enhanced Patient Recovery

An extensively trained Colon and Rectal Surgeon, Dr. Chan takes a strong focus on improving all of his patients surgical outcomes. His goal is a shortened, less painful recovery time for all his surgical patients. Dr. Chan utilizes not only minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques, but also the use of robotic assisted surgery. These surgical techniques combined with the process know as ERAS or “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” allows Dr. Chan to produce better outcomes for his patients. As an advocated of this process Dr. Chan says, ” I am offering my patients suffering with conditions such as colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and other concerns, a shorter recovery time, less pain, lower risk of infection and over-all better outcomes after surgery.” As a highly trained surgeon, Dr. Chan is able to perform the robotic assisted surgery which allows for more precision during surgical procedures.

Dr. Chan’s practice encompasses all aspects of colorectal care from screening, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies to the treatment of other conditions such as fissures, fistulas, fecal incontinence and hemorrhoids. He is passionate about making his patients feel confident about the treatment and management of their condition throughout their entire health journey.

A dedicated and compassionate Colon and Rectal Doctor

Dr. Chan earned a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from the University of California Berkeley. After which, he attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, completing his medical degree. Continuing on with his education,  Dr. Chan completed an internship in Categorical General Surgery following with his residency in General Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chan was then given the opportunity to complete his fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Chan has remained in the North Texas region to bring his expertise in colorectal care to patients across the metroplex. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his children, cycling and swimming.  In addition to English, he speaks conversational Mandarin and Chinese.

 

 

ABOUT Winston M. Chan, M.D.

Education

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship Baylor University Medical Center– Dallas, Texas
  • Categorical General Surgery Residency The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston– Houston, Texas
  • Internship, Categorical General Surgery The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, Texas
  • Degree: M.D.The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Degree B.S.University of California Berkeley – Berkeley, California

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Awards

  • Arlington Magazine Winner for Colon and Rectal Surgery 2021
  • D Magazine Best Doctors 2019
  • Living Magazine Top Docs Colon and Rectal Surgery 2018

Primary Hospital Affiliations and Surgical Facilities

  • Arlington North - Texas Health Resources
  • Plano
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Medical City Plano
  • Texas Health Resources Arlington Memorial
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

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