Heidi K. Chua, M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon
  2. General Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Anorectal surgery
  2. Colectomy
  3. Coloanal anastomosis
  4. Colorectal surgery
  5. Colostomy
  6. Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  7. Ileostomy
  8. Intraoperative radiation therapy
  9. J-pouch surgery
  10. Minimally invasive abdominal surgery
  11. Proctectomy
  12. Rectal prolapse surgery
  13. Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
  • Colon, rectal, and anal cancer
  • Primary and recurrent colon and rectal cancer
  • Hereditary colorectal cancer
  • Colon and rectal polyps
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel disease including: indeterminate colitis, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease
  • Polyposis syndromes and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns and ulcerative colitis) including pouch reconstruction
  • Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Bowel-sparing operations for Crohn's
  • Anorectal disease
  • Motility
  • Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer, rectal cancer and benign colorectal diseases.
  • Surgery for locally advanced rectal cancer with intraoperative radiation treatment (IORT)
  • Surgery for fecal incontinence
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Diverticular disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Benign diseases of the colon and rectum
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Genetic colon and rectal cancer
  • Polyposis syndromes
  1. 2000
    Fellow - Colorectal SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1999
    Resident - General SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1994
    MDUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  4. 1988
    BA - BiologyWashington University

Certifications

  1. 2001
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  2. 2000
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 1999
    Eugene Lane FellowshipMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 1994
    Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  3.  
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  4.  
    Marion Deweese Award in General SurgeryUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  5.  
    Janet Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation (AMWA)University of Missouri, Columbia
  6.  
    Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Study of Medicine (MSMA)University of Missouri, Columbia
  7.  
    Dean's ListWashington University
  8.  
    Division of Vascular Surgery AwardUniversity of Missouri, Columbia

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2018
    Committee MemberRegional Society Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  2. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  3. 2014
    Committee MemberCME Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  4. 2012 - 2014
    Committee MemberProfessional Outreach Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  5. 2012
    MemberResidents Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  6. 2011
    Committee MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  7. 2010 - 2017
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  8. 2009 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  9. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  10.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  11.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  12.  
    MemberPriestley Society
  13.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  14.  
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  15.  
    MemberSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Publications

Research activities

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