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Leading the Field in Colon/Rectal Surgery

Drs. Howard K. Berg and Ivane Chua are committed to giving their patients the best possible healthcare experience. Through the use of this website, we hope to educate and assist you with information to easily contact our office, make an appointment, and be seen by one of our practitioners as expeditiously as possible. Our office staff will be eager to help you navigate through the information we will need, in order to expedite your care. We look forward to any feedback you may have.

Drs. Berg and Chua specialize in the medical and surgical management of problems affecting the colon, rectum and anus as well as the small intestine when involved by inflammatory bowel disease. The practice is patient-focused, dedicated to providing outstanding care for our patients and consistently providing best patient outcomes. This is accomplished by using the most effective and advanced techniques available in the field of colon and rectal surgery.

Drs. Berg and Chua are affiliated with University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, making it possible to collaborate with some of the top physicians in the area to give you the most comprehensive care available. UM St. Joseph has been:
• Rated High Performing in Colon Cancer Surgery by U.S. News & World Report for 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22
• Ranked the #1 Community Hospital in Maryland by U.S. News & World Report 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22