Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Davis Hospital offers access to one of only a handful of board-certified, fellowship-trained colorectal specialists in Utah providing minimally invasive colorectal surgery. This means smaller incisions, less pain, and a shorter hospital stay for patients.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

1600 W. Antelope Dr,
Layton, UT 84041

doctor with patient

Colon & Rectal Surgery 

The Davis Hospital team of specialists diagnose, treat, and manage a wide spectrum of colorectal diseases. This team of highly trained clinicians includes gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and nurse patient navigators who collaborate to create a detailed, personalized plan for each patient from early-onset disease to those with complex colorectal cancers. 

Conditions treated include:

  • Anal anastomosis
  • Anorectal conditions, including anal fissures, anal fistulas, and rectal-vaginal fissures
  • Colectomy
  • Colostomy
  • Colon cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Rectal cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis

Surgical procedures include laparoscopic, open, and minimally invasive robotic assisted surgery. Surgeries may be performed at either Davis Hospital or the Davis Surgical Center located on the Davis Hospital campus in Layton.

Dr. Baker - Colon Cancer
Baker - Robotic Surgery for Colon Cancer

Our Team

Scott Baker, MD
Scott Baker, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery