Medical School

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Department of Surgery

Robert D. Madoff, M.D.

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Academic Title


Clinical Title

Colon and Rectal Surgeon


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Clinic
  • Riverside Endoscopy Center -- University of Minnesota Physicians


Medical School
Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
University of Minnesota (General Surgery), Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota (Colon and Rectal Surgery), Minneapolis, MN

Contact Info




Administrative Contact

Alexandra Broek
Location: C280 Mayo
Phone: 612-625-7992

Office Address
Colon and Rectal Surgery
420 Delaware Street SE
Mayo Mail Code 450
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Research Interests

  • Analintraepithelial neoplasia
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Benign colorectal disease
  • Colorectal cancer

Leadership Roles
  • Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Stanley M. Goldberg Endowed Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • "Best Doctors for Women," Minnesota Monthly Magazine 2011-2012, 2014
  • U.S. News & World Report 2012 Top Doctor
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors (1997-2010, 2012, 2014-2015)
  • Best Doctors for Women (2010)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" (2014)


  • Poylin V, Serrot FJ, Madoff RD, Ikramuddin S, Mellgren A, Lowry AC, Melton GB. Obesity and bariatric surgery: a systematic review of associations with defecatory dysfunction. Colorectal Dis 2011; 13(6):e92 e103.
  • Gaertner WB, Madoff RD, Spencer MP, et al. Results of combined medical and surgical treatment of rectovaginal fistula in Crohn's disease. Colorectal Dis 2011; 13(6):678-83.
  • Etzioni DA, Cannom RR, Madoff RD, Ault GT, Beart RW Jr. Colorectal procedures: What proportion is performed by American board of colon and rectal surgery-certified surgeons? Dis Colon Rectum 2010;53(5):713-20.
  • Akbari RP, Madoff RD, Parker SC, Hagerman G, Minami S, Bullard Dunn KM, Mellgren AF. Anastomotic sinuses after ileoanal pouch construction: incidence, management, and outcome. Dis Colon Rectum 2009; 52(3):452-5.


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  • Last modified on June 26, 2015