Dr. Brooke Gurland
Colorectal Surgeon
Cleveland Clinic
Contributing Editor

Brooke Gurland, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a staff surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in the Digestive Disease Institute. Her specialty interests include functional bowel disorders, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fistulas, and complex pelvic floor dysfunction. She supervises a bowel management program and she advocates a multidisciplinary approach to pelvic floor disorders through combined clinic hours with specialists in urogynecology and urology. Dr Gurland is board certified in general and colorectal surgery and she is trained in laparoscopic, robotic and pelvic surgery.

After receiving her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Pennsylvania, she trained in general surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She received fellowship training in colorectal surgery at The Cleveland Clinic, Weston. Dr. Gurland is also a 2003 recipient of the Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award by the American Geriatric Association for a multidisciplinary approach to patients with pelvic floor disorders.

Dr. Gurland is active in numerous professional societies and she is Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeon. She is an active member of The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and Healthcare Information and Management System Societies (HIMSS). She has authored several peer reviewed articles and book chapters and she is an invited speaker at both national and international meetings.

Articles by Dr. Brooke Gurland