Charles  M.  Friel,  M.D.
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery
Chief, Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Surgical Director, Digestive Center of Excellence
Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
P.O. Box 800709
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0709

  M.D. Degree: Harvard Medical School, 1993
  Residency: Surgery, New England Deaconess Hospital
  Fellowship: Colon/Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota
  ABMS Certification: Surgery
Colon/Rectal Surgery
  Clinical Practice: Anal Fissure, Anorectal Disease, Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Surgery, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Fistula in Ano, Hemorrhoids, Incontinence, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy with Ileoanal J Pouch, Limberg Flap, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pilonidal Disease, Rectal Cancer, Rectovaginal Fistula, Sphincter reserving surgery for rectal cancer, Surgical Infections, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, Ulcerative Colitis; Special Expertise: Colon and Rectal Cancer, sphincter salvage, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, J pouch, minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy, colonoscopy.
  Research Interests: Colon and rectal surgery and diseases, medical education.
  Department Web Site: Surgery
  Phone: (434) 243-9970
  Fax: (434) 924-2520

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