Igribovskajarupp

Irena Gribovskaja-Rupp, MD

Colorectal Surgeon
4.74 out of 5 (158 ratings)

Clinical Assistant Professor

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About

"There is no such thing as minor surgery. Every operation has the potential to change a patient's life. Attention to detail, considering all the options, and having a comprehensive discussion with a patient is essential. Operating is fun and challenging." — Irena Gribovskaja-Rupp

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Specialties

Adult Specialties

  • Gastrointestinal surgery

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Anal sphincter repair
  • Anoplasty
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidal ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Lateral internal sphincterotomy
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Ostomy construction
  • Rectopexy for rectal prolapse
  • Removal of polyps using endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
  • Resection of the colon and rectum
  • Restorative proctocolectomy (J-pouch)
  • Sacral neuromodulation

Diseases and Conditions

  • Anal cancer
  • Anal fissure
  • Anorectal disorders
  • Anorectal fistula
  • Benign anal strictures
  • Colon cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticular disease of the colon
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary colon cancer syndromes
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Ulcerative colitis

Locations


105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Credentials

Certifications

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)

Degrees

  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • BA, Health Science, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Residencies

General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Fellowships

  • Colon and Rectal Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Cancer Research Member

Cancer Research Program

Program 4: Cancer Epidemiology and Population Science (CEPS)

Cancer Center Membership Status

Affiliate Member

Cancer Department

Surgery

Ratings

The number of stars is an average of all responses to provider-related questions from Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. About our ratings.

Overall Rating

4.74 out of 5 (158 ratings)