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About Dr. Whelan’s Office…

The colon and rectal surgery practice of Dr. Richard Whelan provides a unique team approach to the care of patients choosing to utilize our services. Our patients not only have the benefit of a renowned surgeon, they also benefit from the expertise of team of professionals who have worked with him and cared for his patients for several years.  This history helps to ensure a consistent level of care and also sets a standard for the newer members of our team.

Areas of Expertise

  • Colorectal Cancer

  • Diverticulitis

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Anorectal Conditions

  • Rectal Prolapse

  • Ostomy Management

New Research

Advanced Colonoscopic methods for large benign polyp removal

Historically, a segmental “cancer type” bowel resection is carried out to remove adenomas of the colon that are judged not amenable to removal with a colonoscope.

Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor 2000-2020
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for NY Metro Area 1996-2020
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors 2002-2019
  • America's Top Doctors (book series): 14th Edition, 13th Edition, 12th Edition, 11th Edition, 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition, 7th Edition, 6th Edition, 5th Edition, 4th Edition, 3rd Edition, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer (book series): 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition, 7th Edition, 6th Edition, 5th Edition, 4th Edition, 3rd Edition, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition
  • Partner Publications: New York Magazine: Top Doctors 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 New York Magazine: Top Minimally Invasive Doctors 2002 Newsweek 2015
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (book series): 18th Edition, 17th Edition, 16th Edition, 15th Edition, 14th Edition, 13th Edition, 12th Edition, 11th Edition, 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition, 7th Edition, 6th Edition, 5th Edition

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