General and Colorectal Surgical Specialists of San Diego

Welcome to the Office of Dr. Schultzel

We are proud to offer a unique blend of expertise and patient-centered care for all patients searching for treatment of general surgical issues as well as specialty treatment for diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.

Our Services

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Dr. Schultzel is pleased to offer a wide range of treatment options for patients with colon and rectal diseases. He has a specialty focus in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Single Incision Laparoscopic, Robotic, and traditional Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Schultzel has had specialty training for the most complex colon and rectal issues.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

Less than 40% of colon and rectal surgery nationwide is performed minimally invasively. Approximately 1% of surgeons routinely employ the SILS as a method to perform surgery. Dr. Schultzel has performed more than 250 colon and rectal surgery cases using the SILS and is happy to bring this skill set to San Diego.

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Pain Control

For patients having abdominal surgery, Dr. Schultzel is pleased to offer the TAP (transverse abdominus plane) block. Unlike an epidural Dr. Schultzel personally places the block to ensure success while the patient is sleeping. It lasts for several days with excellent effect. He is one of the few surgeons nation wide to routinely use this block.

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Endoscopy

Dr. Schultzel he offers both upper and lower endoscopy. He has a specialty focus in colonscopy and proctoscopy in a relaxed same day surgery environment to easy the experience.

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General Surgery

Dr. Schultzel offers a wide range of treatment options for patients requiring general surgery. He has a specialty focus in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Single Incision Laparoscopic, Robotic, and traditional Laparoscopic Surgery.

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In-Office Procedures

Dr. Schultzel offers surgical treatment of issues in the office setting as well. This spares the patient the time and expense of same day surgery and hospital based surgery.

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Contact

Please call our office for more information or to schedule an appointment. You can also fill in the contact form below and we will be in touch with you within 24 hrs.

Call: 760-635-9185

E-mail: info@lapsurgerydoc.com

Opening Hours:

Mon - Thurs: 8am - 4:30pm
Fri: 9am-2:00pm

Office Addresses:

La Jolla Office: 9850 Genesee Ave, Suite 570 La Jolla, CA. 92037
Encinitas Office: Opening soon.

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