Our Doctors

Joseph D. Mills, MD  |  Attending Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Dr. Joseph D. Mills is a board-certified attending colon and rectal surgeon at ECMC. Dr. Mills specializes in colon, rectal, and anal cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, diverticulitis, constipation and fecal incontinence as well as the surgical management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He is trained in minimally invasive techniques including robotic, laparoscopic and transanal surgery in addition to traditional open surgery. Dr. Mills is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery with the University at Buffalo where he is involved in the oversight and training of the colon and rectal surgery fellow and general surgery residents at multiple hospitals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal fissure/fistula
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Diverticulitis
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectovaginal/Colovesical fistula
  • Surgical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis)

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • MD, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY
  • BS, Athletic Training, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon, rectal, and anal surgery
  • Laparoscopic, robotic, and open techniques
  • Minimally invasive transanal surgery (TAMIS)

Gastroenterology Care

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