About MeI practice surgery, with a specialty in colon and rectal surgery. My main clinical focus is preventing, detecting and treating colon and rectal cancer. My patients receive high-quality care based on scientific research that enables me to tailor treatment toward them.
Our focus is on understanding the genetics of individual cancers, which leads to more effective cancer prevention, detection and treatment, and, ultimately, to better outcomes and more hope for patients.
I appreciate the opportunity to work with outstanding professionals across all specialties. Our disease-site groups combine the expertise of surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, researchers and many others who collaborate to provide our patients with the latest in cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. You will be cared for by a team of experts who will design a plan targeted and tailored for your individual cancers.
In my free time I like to relax with family, see a good movie, read and travel. I also enjoy watching or participating in sports. I'm an Ohio State football fan, I played NCAA Division II football, and I currently play pick-up basketball to stay in shape.
- First recipient American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Victor W. Fazio, MB, MS Award for Editorial Excellence, 2007
- Associate Editor, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2003-present
- Program Director, Colon & Rectal Surgery Residency
- Examination Committee American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2010-present
- Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017
- Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
Specialties and conditions I treat
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
- Crohn Disease
- Colorectal Cancers
- Colitis, Ulcerative
- Rectal Cancers
- Anus Cancers
- Colonic Diseases
- Diverticulitis, Colonic
- Hirschsprung Disease
- Sigmoid Diseases
- Lynch Syndrome II
- Pilonidal Sinus
- Rectal Fistula
- Digestive System Diseases
- Colonic Pouches
- Colorectal Surgery
- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Locations where I practice
Education and training
Wayne State University School of Medicine
St. John Hospital
7/1/1986 - 6/30/1990
More about my work
Colon Rectal Surgery
Saint Vincent Health Center
7/1/1990 - 6/30/1991
American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Consulting and Related Relationships
At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.
As of 03/28/2017, Dr. Cirocco has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.