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Joanne Favuzza, DO

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
Medical or Graduate Education: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: Berkshire Medical Center - General Surgery
Residency: Berkshire Medical Center - General Surgery
Fellowship: University Hospitals Case Medical Center - Colon and Rectal Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Anal cancer
  • Blood in stool
  • Carcinoid tumor
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Crohn's disease
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoid surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pelvic pouch surgery
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
Research Interests:
  • Enhanced recovery pathways
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Radiographic staging practices of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer vary according to medical specialty.
    Ma K, Nayak S, Li H, Evans K, Francescatti A, Brand MI, Orkin B, Hill M, Cameron J, Mobarhan S, Favuzza J, Melson J
    Gastrointest. Endosc.
    2015 Sep
  2. Laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis plane block for colorectal surgery.
    Favuzza J, Delaney CP.
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2013
    2013 Mar
    56(3):389-91. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e318280549b.
  3. Outcomes of Discharge after Elective Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery with Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks and Enhanced Recovery Pathway.
    Favuzza J, Delaney CP.
    J Am Coll Surg. 2013
    2013 Jun 27. doi:pii: S1072-7515(13)00352-9. 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.03.030. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Transversus abdominis plane blocks and enhanced recovery pathways: making the 23-h hospital stay a realistic goal after laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
    Favuzza J, Brady K, Delaney CP.
    Surg Endosc. 2013
    2013 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Benefits of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for complicated sigmoid diverticulitis.
    Favuzza J, Friel JC, Kelly JJ, Perugini R, Counihan TC.
    Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009
    2009 Jul
    24(7):797-801. doi: 10.1007/s00384-009-0641-2. Epub 2009 Jan 23.
  6. Fast track colorectal surgery.
    Counihan TC, Favuzza J.
    Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2009
    2009 Feb
    22(1):60-72. doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1202888.
  7. Tuberculous fistulae in ano: a case report and literature review.
    Favuzza J, Brotman S, Doyle DM, Counihan TC.
    J Surg Educ. 2008
    2008 May-Jun
    65(3):225-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2008.02.007. Review.
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