Dr. Jeffrey Lake is one of two physicians treating patients through Valley Colorectal Surgeons in Encino, CA, the only group practice with board-certified colorectal surgeons in the San Fernando Valley. The practice treats the full-range of colorectal disorders, including hemorrhoids, colon and rectal cancer, and Crohn’s disease. Procedures include non-surgical management of anal fissures, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, and colonoscopy. Jeffrey Lake, MD, also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of fecal incontinence using procedures like anorectal manometry and EMG studies to detect and determine the cause of incontinence. He can then recommend and offer the right treatment.
Prior to joining Valley Colorectal Surgeons, Dr. Jeff Lake attended Baylor College of Medicine and completed additional training in general surgery at the University of Southern California (USC). He also attended graduate school at USC where he studied clinical and biomedical investigations and completed a fellowship in colorectal surgery. In addition to his medical practice, Jeff Lake, MD, acts as a clinical assistant professor in the division of colorectal surgery at USC and directs Providence Tarzana Medical Center’s Colorectal Cancer Program.