Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates Joins SPHPMA

Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates and its team of experienced surgeons have joined St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates (SPHPMA).

First established in Albany nearly 30 years ago, the practice features fellowship-trained surgeons Gennaro Daniels, M.D.; Garner Johnson, M.D., FACS, FASCRS; Brian Steckel, M.D.; and Nora Yip, M.D., FACS, FASCRS. The four physicians provide expert surgical care for a wide range of diseases and disorders of the small intestines, colon, rectum, and anus, including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, and other related conditions.

“St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates is thrilled to welcome Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates to our organization,” said Kellie Valenti, interim president and COO, SPHPMA. “Drs. Daniels, Johnson, Steckel, and Yip have been a caring presence in the halls of our hospitals for decades, offering high-quality, person-centered care.”

The four surgeons have a long history with St. Peter’s Health Partners, having practiced exclusively at St. Peter’s Hospital and at Samaritan Hospital’s campuses, including Albany Memorial, where Dr. Daniels has served as Chief of Surgery and Treasurer of the Staff. All surgeons are board-certified and specialize in both open and minimally invasive surgical management of a vast range of colon and rectal conditions, including constipation, hemorrhoids, diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, polyps, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and many others.

Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates is welcoming new patients at its office at 319 South Manning Boulevard in Albany. For more information click here, or to make an appointment call the office at 518-438-2776.

St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, with more than 350 physicians and advanced practitioners in more than 80 locations, is affiliated with St. Peter’s Health Partners – the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality, advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services.

Nora Yip, M.D.
Garner Johnson, M.D.
Brian Steckel, M.D.
Gennaro Daniels, M.D.
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