Dr. Alan Goldman, MD, FACS

drgoldmanDr. Alan Goldman, M.D., F.A.C.S. is the Director of Hemorrhoid Centers of America – Atlanta with offices in Atlanta, Roswell, Lawrenceville, Cumming, Lithia Springs and Woodstock. Dr. Goldman founded Hemorrhoid Centers America in 2006. He was the first physician in the Southeast to use the disposable banding system, and is now the most experienced physician in the United States when it comes to the non-operative treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures. Each year he helps thousands of patients avoid painful unnecessary surgery. Dr. Goldman developed the use of topical Nitroglycerin plus analgesics for relief of rectal pain due to hemorrhoids and anal fissures. These custom compounds have replaced ineffective OTC preparations, suppositories, and steroids as the preferred medical treatment and are now available through our practices dispensary, Georgia’s premier source for high quality and affordable compounds. The in office use of Nitroglycerin allows for Dr. Goldman to evaluate and treat your pain quickly and painlessly. Many of our patients had been told surgery was their only option. At Hemorrhoid Centers of America we will help you find the relief you deserve without the pain or disability of unnecessary surgery. It is Dr. Goldman’s mission to eliminate one of the worst operations known to man or women, hemorrhoidectomy. Dr. Goldman is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Goldman did his surgical residency at Emory University Hospital system, where he was also a Research Associate in surgical gastrointestinal hormones and Teaching Associate at Crawford W. Long Hospital. He has practiced medicine in Atlanta since 1981, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Goldman participates in the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Maintenance of Certificate (MOC) Incentive. We maintain an ongoing review of our care, board certification, continuing medical education, and a patient survey which helps us maintain a high quality of medical care. As a Board Certified Surgeon with over 25 years of experience in Georgia providing excellence in medical care, Dr. Goldman now dedicates his practice exclusively to the non-operative treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures. He has lectured on this subject to numerous medical and lay groups and has appeared in the national medical press, on TV, and radio to promote the non-surgical treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures. Dr. Goldman has trained physicians throughout Georgia, from all parts of the United States, and from around the world in the CRH O’Regan ligation system technique. The experience Dr. Goldman has gained from performing thousands of hemorrhoid banding procedures allows him to help his patients avoid surgery in over 95% of cases. Call Dr. Goldman today and find out how less painful non surgical hemorrhoid treatments in the Atlanta area can be. To schedule an appointment with Hemorrhoid Centers America – Atlanta with offices in Atlanta, Roswell, Lawrenceville, Cumming, Lithia Springs and Woodstock give us a call (770) 442-3117. Call us today and get the help and relief you deserve without the pain and disability of surgery.

Dr. Hope Rasque, M.D.

dr rasqueDr. Rasque with over 11 years of experience caring for patients with a variety of colon and rectal conditions, Dr. Rasque is board certified in both Colorectal and general surgery. She obtained her Colon and Rectal fellowship training at Creighton University in Omaha, NE and completed her general surgery residency at St. Mary’s Hospital, a Yale affiliated program in Waterbury, Connecticut. Dr. Rasque specializes in all areas of colon and rectal surgery, with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Rasque treats all aspects of colon and rectal conditions including colon and rectal cancer, Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis as well as anorectal conditions including hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, pilonidal disease, rectal prolapse and fecal incontinence. She utilizes a minimally invasive approach to abdominal surgery focusing on laparoscopic surgical techniques. She specializes in pelvic floor dysfunction and the treatment of fecal incontinence. She developed the pelvic floor center at Ferrell Duncan Clinic in Springfield, MO., where she practiced for nearly 11 years after her fellowship. She utilized techniques such as anorectal manometry, pudendal nerve testing, transanal and transrectal ultrasound. She uses the latest technique in the treatment of fecal incontinence called sacral nerve stimulation. She is one of the most experienced surgeons for implanting the Medtronic Interstim device for fecal incontinence. Dr. Rasque is one of the leading experts on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of anal cancer. She is the only Colorectal surgeon in Georgia who is recommended to perform High Resolution Anoscopy (HRA). She was voted a TOP DOC by her peers for the past 7 years. We are pleased to have Dr. Rasque join our practice at Hemorrhoid Centers of America and assume the role of director of Colorectal Centers of Atlanta as we expand our practice to include both the non‐surgical and surgical approach in the treatment of all Colorectal conditions. Dr. Rasque has admitting privileges at Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Forsyth, Wellstar North Fulton and Wellstar Windy Hill hospitals as well as Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville. In addition, she performs colonoscopy at Endoscopy Consultants at the Emory St. Joseph’s Doctor Center and at Georgia Endoscopy Center in Alpharetta, GA.

To better serve you, we have seven locations in the Atlanta Metro area. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hope Rasque call (770) 442‐3117.