Dr. Oliver Biggers is a Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon and Board Certified General Surgeon who has over thirty years practice experience in colon and rectal surgery primarily at Overlake Hospital Medical Center. Since his Fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic, he has developed a vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. He is an expert in colonoscopic techniques, management treatment of complex inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s and Chronic Ulcerative Colitis, colorectal carcinoma, fecal incontinence and benign and malignant diseases of the anus. Dr. Biggers utilizes advanced techniques in colorectal surgery, including laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic colectomy, trans-anal excision of rectal benign and malignant tumors, ileal pouch anal anastomosis for inflammatory bowel disease, trans-anal excision of benign and malignant lesions and treatment of hemorrhoids, fistulae, fissures and other benign diseases of the anus and rectum.

AREA OF EXPERTISE
Abscess incision and drainage, anal stenosis, bloodless surgery, cancer screening, colon cancer diagnosis and surgical treatment, constipation, Crohn’s disease, diverticulosis and diverticulitis, familial colon cancer surgery, fecal incontinence, fistula surgery, fissure treatment and surgery, genital warts, hemorrhoidal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease treatment and surgery, laparoscopic surgery, pilonidal surgery, prolapsed rectum surgery, polypectomy, pruritus ani treatment, sigmoidoscopy, solitary rectal ulcer treatment, sphincteroplasty, trans-anal excision, and ulcerative colitis treatment and surgery

PHILOSOPHY OF CARE
Dr. Biggers’ philosophy is to “treat every patient as a loved member of his family”.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Dr. Biggers is married with two grown children and three grandchildren. He loves outdoor activities and spending time with his family.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
BS, Texas A&M University
Masters Study, Texas A&M University
MD, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee

Residency
Internship & General Surgery Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial and St. Paul Hospitals

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Military Experience
United States Air Force; Chief, Department of Surgery, USAF Regional Hospital Maxwell AFB, Alabama

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
American Board of General Surgery

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Fellow American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow International College of Surgeons
Member Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Member Washington Medical Society
Member King County Medical Society
Member Priestly Society of Mayo Clinic

FACILITIES
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Proliance Eastside Surgery Center
Swedish Medical Center
Evergreen Hospital

Oliver Biggers