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Michelle F. DeLeon, M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Michelle DeLeon, M.D., specializes in colon and rectal surgery. She is an expert in treating colon and rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to include ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, as well as benign diseases such as diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and fistulas.

Dr. DeLeon performs minimally-invasive surgery, such as robotic and laparoscopic surgery, for the treatment of colorectal cancer and IBD to minimize post-operative pain and is committed to offering each patient a personalized treatment plan. Her specialized experience and training include sphincter-saving procedures such as J-pouch surgery.

Her clinical areas of focus include:

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Young-onset colorectal cancer for individuals under the age of 50
  • Minimally invasive surgery, including robotic and laparoscopic surgery
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticular disease
  • Anorectal disease
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

Dr. DeLeon is dedicated to the well-being of her patients and stresses the importance of multi-disciplinary care for the treatment of complex disease processes.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. DeLeon is committed to the education of medical students and surgical residents and fellows. She has specific interests in surgical education and incorporating simulation into resident training.

In her spare time, Dr. DeLeon enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and two Dobermans, Duke and Zoe.

  1. Colorectal surgery
  2. Laparoscopic surgery
  3. Robotic surgery
  4. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Colon, rectal and anal cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Anorectal disorders
  1. 2018
    Fellowship - Colorectal SurgeryCleveland Clinic Foundation
  2. 2017
    Internship/Residency - General SurgeryRutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  3. 2011
    Doctor of MedicineJefferson Medical College
  4. 2006
    BS - NeuroscienceBrown University

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  2. 2017
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Surgical Resident Academic Excellence Award Department of General Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers University & UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  2. 2017
    Outstanding Resident Award Department of General Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers University & UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  3. 2016
    Surgical Resident Academic Excellence Award Department of General Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers University & UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  4. 2016
    First place – NJ Society of Colorectal Surgeons Resident Research Night Robotic Surgery for Diverticulitis – Is it Worth the Cost? NJ Society of Colorectal Surgeons
  5. 2014
    Surgical Resident Academic Excellence Award Department of General Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers
  6. 2014
    First place – NJ Society of Colorectal Surgeons Resident Research Night Robotic Colorectal Surgery – Outcomes and Cost Analysis at a Single Institution NJ Society of Colorectal Surgeons

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  2. 2020 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  3. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  5. 2011 - present
    MemberAssociation of Women Surgeons
  6. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons

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