Michael J. Stamos

Michael J. Stamos
, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Anorectal Disorders

Office Locations

UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 22C
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 888-717-GIMD (888-717-4463)
  • American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Anal (fecal) incontinence
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel disease surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon & rectal surgery
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Sphincter salvage techniques (stoma avoidance)
  • English
Medical School
Case Western Reserve University
Jackson Memorial Hospital - University of Miami School of Medicine, General Surgery
Jackson Memorial Hospital - University of Miami School of Medicine, General Surgery
Ochsner Foundation Hospital/Ochsner Clinic, Colorectal Surgery
Professional Positions
  • John E. Connolly Chair in Surgery, Department of Surgery
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • President, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Past president, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Member, International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Member, Southwestern Surgical Congress
  • Member, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Member, United Ostomy Association
  • Member, Los Angeles Surgical Society
  • Member, Jackson Surgical Society
  • Member, Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Member, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)

Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Colon & Rectal Surgery), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2000-2012
  • Best Doctors in America® (Colon & Rectal Surgery), 1998-2013
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2005-2014
More Information

Dr. Michael J. Stamos, a leading colorectal surgeon, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of patients suffering from colorectal disorders, include cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. He is a pioneer in minimally invasive surgical procedures, emphasizing the preservation of a patient's function.

Academic Profile
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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Adhesions and Small Bowel Obstruction: What’s New?
  • Anal Fistula
  • Bowel Obstruction, Large: Management Options
  • Colectomy for Colon Cancer, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy, No Visible Scar
  • Crohn's Disease in an Era of Biologic Therapy, Surgical Management
  • Rectal Cancer: Is a Colostomy Ever Necessary?
  • Rectal Cancer: Local Treatment, When is it Appropriate?
  • Rectal Cancer: Recurrent, Is There any Hope?