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My interest in medicine is very simple – caring for patients. I chose this specialty with the belief that patients with colon diseases require expert care.

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Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery - Main/Fairfax  


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Fax

(703) 280-4773


Address

2710 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22031

Office Hours

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Office Details

Doctor Specialties Colorectal Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Colorectal Surgery
Group Practice Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

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Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery - Reston  


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1800 Town Center Drive, Suite 311, Reston, VA 20190

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Doctor Specialties Colorectal Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Colorectal Surgery
Group Practice Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Reston Hospital Center
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery - Fair Oaks  


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3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Suite 302, Fairfax, VA 22033

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Doctor Specialties Colorectal Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Colorectal Surgery
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  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery - Alexandria  


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4660 Kenmore Avenue, Suite 1110, Alexandria, VA 22304

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Doctor Specialties Colorectal Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Colorectal Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery - Loudoun  


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Fax

(571) 510-3868


Address

44055 Riverside Parkway, Suite 108B, Lansdowne, VA 20176

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Colorectal Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Colorectal Surgery
Group Practice Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

This office in the Inova Loudoun Hospital Center complex.

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About Dr. Colvin
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Bio


Dr. Colvin received both Bachelor’s and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of Florida in Gainesville. Following medical school, he completed a surgical internship and a general surgery residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. He presently holds an academic position as an Associate Professor of Surgery for the Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Colvin has held a variety of academic positions including Clinical Instructor in surgery at the Uniformed University of the Health Sciences during his military career. Dr. Colvin has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Georgetown University since 1984 and is a recipient of Georgetown’s clinical surgical instructor of the year and surgical faculty of the year awards. He presently holds an academic position as an Associate Professor of Surgery for the Medical College of Virginia. He is very active in teaching surgery residents at INOVA Fairfax Hospital and has been named Teacher of the Year for Colon & Rectal Surgery in 2005 and 2008. Washingtonian Magazine named him a 'Top Doctor' in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015.

He is the senior member of the practice and is a founding member of the Chesapeake Society of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Colvin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Colvin and his wife have two daughters and two grandchildren. Dr. Colvin is an avid fly fisherman, and he enjoys sailing and building wooden boats.

Specialties


Conditions Treated 


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids (including Band Ligation)
  • Pilonidal Cysts
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse

Services & Procedures


  • Anorectal Physiology Tests
  • Anoscopy
  • Band Ligation
  • Colon Cancer Screenings
  • Colonoscopy

Special Interests  


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Colon & Rectal Cancer
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoid Treatments
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Prolapse - Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education & Training  


Medical School


Residency

  • Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Residency in General Surgery • 1980


Fellowship

  • Rutgers Univeristy
    Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery • 1984


Languages Spoken  


  • English