Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery

Eugene F. Foley
MD, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
  • Surgical Oncology
Eugene F. Foley, MD, FACS

About

Dr. Foley is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, including colon and rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease and diverticultis. His practice includes diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy as well as the use of laparoscopy in the surgical treatment of colonic disease.

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
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellowships
  • Lahey Clinic, Peabody, MA

Surgical Endoscopy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1989

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA, 1992-1993

Residencies
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
Internships
  • New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Sphincter Reconstruction
  • Banding of Hemorrhoids
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - Specialists
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileal Pouch Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Open Colon Surgery
  • Open Rectal Surgery
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stapled Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Total Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Research and publications

Dr. Foley’s research interests focus on clinical trials designed to improve the surgical care of colorectal disease, through process improvement or the application of novel therapeutic techniques.