Elise H. Lawson
MD, MSHS, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
  • Surgical Oncology
Elise H. Lawson, MD, MSHS, FACS

About

Dr. Lawson is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. She has specific expertise in the surgical treatment of colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), diverticulitis and other benign conditions affecting the colon, rectum and anus. Her practice includes diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, as well as the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Practice locations

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  • Digestive Health Center - Colorectal Surgery Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2800
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  • Digestive Health Center - Interdisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Fellowships

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Residencies
  • University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Sphincter Reconstruction
  • Banding of Hemorrhoids
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - Specialists
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileal Pouch Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Low Anterior Resection
  • Open Colon Surgery
  • Open Rectal Surgery
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stapled Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Total Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Research and publications

Dr. Lawson's research focuses on measuring and improving the quality of surgical care.