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Muneera R. Kapadia, MD

Colorectal Surgeon
4.76 out of 5 (156 ratings)

Clinical Associate Professor

Surgery ( )


"My mother is a physician, my aunt is a physician, and my mother’s aunt was actually the first female physician in our community in India." — Muneera R. Kapadia




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
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticular disease of the colon
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary colon cancer syndromes
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Ulcerative colitis


105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
  • Iowa Board of Medicine


  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • MME, University of Iowa, Iowa City
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.


Surgery, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Chicago


Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis

Cancer Research Member

Cancer Research Program

Program 4: Cancer Epidemiology and Population Science (CEPS)

Cancer Center Membership Status

Affiliate Member

Cancer Department



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Overall Rating

4.76 out of 5 (156 ratings)