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Victor H. Barnica, M.D., FACS, FASCRS

Victor H. Barnica, M.D., FACS, FASCRS Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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General Summary

Victor H. Barnica, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. He has a special interest in the prevention and surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, applying advanced techniques in minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

Education

  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
  • Fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgical Oncology
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA
  • Internship in General Surgery
    Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA
  • Medical Doctorate
    Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, México

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Best Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Award, American Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons (2014)
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Mercy Catholic Medical Center (2013-2014)
  • International College of Surgeons

Surgery Locations

  • HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress
  • North Cypress Surgical Center

Conditions

  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Disease (HPV, Levator Ani Syndrome, Skin Tags, Anal Warts, Lichen Sclerosis)
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Dysmotility and Inertia
  • Colonic Strictures
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileostomy/Colostomy Malfunction, Bleeding and Prolapse
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Parastomal Hernias
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (Defecatory Disorder)
  • Perineal Trauma
  • Perirectal Abscesses
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Pouchitis
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding, Lower GI Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Thrombosed Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaginal and Recto-Vaginal Fistula

Procedures

  • Anal Sphincter Chemodenervation/BOTOX® Treatment of Fissures
  • Anorectal Procedures
  • Colonoscopy, Screening and Therapeutic
  • Colostomy and Ileostomy Reversal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Tags
  • Fistula Surgery 
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Internal Sphincterotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery for Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Disorders 
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Small Bowel, Colon and Rectal Resections (Benign and Malignant)
  • Open Colectomies 
  • Pelvic Floor Evaluation, Therapy and Biofeedback
  • Pilonidal Cystectomy
  • Rectal Prolapse Surgery
  • Robotic / Laparoscopic Colectomies
  • Robotic Colostomy
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Fecal Incontinence
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy 
  • Sphincterotomy and LIFT Procedure
  • Sphincter-Preserving Rectal Cancer Surgery

Community Service

  • Central American Medical Outreach, Physician, Honduras (2006)
  • Hospital de Occidente, Surgical Assistant, Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras (2004-2005)
  • Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Student Physician, Puebla, México (2002)

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