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April West Fox, M.D., FACS, FASCRS

April West Fox, M.D., FACS, FASCRS Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

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General Summary

April West Fox, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, is a native of Lubbock, Texas, and attended The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, graduating with honors in 2001. She completed her fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital/The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2012. She served as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas prior to her relocation in Austin. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, colonoscopy, colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign anorectal disorders and pelvic floor dysfunction.

Education

  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons  
  • American Medical Association 
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2018-2022
  • Parkland Surgical Society
  • South Texas Chapter of American College of Surgeons
  • Super Doctors, Texas Monthly (2015-2022) 
  • Texas Medical Association  
  • Top Doctors Austin Monthly 2020-2022
  • Travis County Medical Society

Surgery Locations

  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital
  • St. David’s Bailey Square Surgery Center
  • St. David’s Medical Center

Conditions

  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts/Condylomas
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colovaginal fistulas
  • Colovesicular fistulas
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV and Anal Dysplasia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Levator Ani Syndrome
  • Ostomy
  • Parastomal Hernias
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Thrombosed Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaginal and recto-vaginal fistula

Procedures

  • Altemeier Procedure
  • Anal advancement flap
  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulotomy
  • Anal sphincter chemodenervation/BOTOX® treatment of fissures
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Excision of skin tags
  • Hemorrhoid Sclerotherapy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula tract (LIFT)
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Robotic Rectopexy
  • Robotic Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy