Colorectal surgeons like Dr. Asgeirsson specialize in the surgical and non-surgical care for structures of the lower digestive system, including the intestines, colon and rectum. Dr. Asgeirsson may treat conditions such as colon and rectal cancer, polyps, fecal incontinence, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease and hemorrhoids. In the past, colorectal surgeons were commonly known as "proctologists."
As a general surgeon in Michigan, Dr. Asgeirsson performs a range of of surgeries and operations, usually focusing on areas and organs of the abdomen and their related organs. Dr. Asgeirsson may utilize invasive or minimally-invasive surgical techniques, with the latter reducing recovery time and stress on the patient's body.