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Hemorrhoids, What Are They? - Dr. Brand (VIDEO)

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Dr. Marc Brand introduces himself and describes hemorrhoids.

Dr. Brand:
My name is Marc Brand. I am a colon and rectal surgeon at Rush. I have been here for ten years, and that was after a training in Cleveland for eight years as first a general surgeon and then a colon-rectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic.

Hemorrhoids are normal tissue, and they serve a purpose in being able to help the finer function of the anal area in holding stool from coming out when you don’t want it to.

About Dr. Marc I. Brand, M.D.:

Dr. Marc I. Brand, M.D., received his Bachelor’s Degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1986 and graduated from Rush Medical College in 1990. Dr. Brand completed eight years of surgical training at the Cleveland Clinic, including a five-year residency in general surgery, a two-year fellowship in surgical research and a one-year fellowship in colorectal surgery.

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