9NEWS Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

9NEWS/NBC selected Colorado Colon & Rectal Specialists’ Dr. Lisa A. Perryman, FACS, FASCRS, to launch Colon Cancer Awareness Month in March 2017. It marked the return of the popular 9NEWS Buddy Check9, which highlights different types of cancer each month. March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and like breast cancer has its own special color—BLUE.

Dr. Perryman appeared on the Emmy Award winning show Colorado & Company with 9NEWS host, Denise Plante. Colon Cancer Alliance, based in Washington, D.C., sponsored the segments below.

Colon Cancer is the Second Leading Cause of Cancer Death and Strikes 1:20 People

Dr. Perryman was also featured in this year’s colon cancer awareness public service announcement encouraging people to get screened for colon cancer. 9NEWS/NBC sent the television clips and PSA to 46 markets across America and released 1.5 million (yes, million) mobile apps throughout Colorado. The message was clear: get screened for colorectal cancer today!

Important Fact: Early Colon Cancer Usually Has No Symptoms

To learn more, please visit our colon cancer awareness page or call our office at (303) 840-8822 to schedule a consultation, colonoscopy, or to speak with our medical staff if you have questions or concerns. You may also request an appointment on our contact page.

Colorado Health Neighborhood Insurance

We are now participating in the Colorado Health Neighborhood Network and accepting CHN insurance plans. There are several policies listed under these plans. Some of them are held under UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Bright Health. If you have any specific questions regarding whether you have these plans, or if we are in your network, please contact your insurance company directly or contact our office at (303)840-8822. Some insurance companies have Dr. Perryman listed as Lisa Perryman or Lisa Zuraff-Perryman. Please be sure to check for her under both names if they do not recognize one of them.

2016 Beers 4 Rears Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone that participated in and donated to this year’s Beers 4 Rears fundraiser at Dry Dock Brewery! We had a RECORD turn out! All proceeds made last night will support colon cancer awareness, help fund local patient’s colonoscopies who are uninsured or under insured, and fund programs for persons currently going through cancer treatment. beers

Dr. Perryman and her staff will also be participating in the Colon Cancer Alliance‘s Undy Walk/Run on June 25th, 2016 at City Park in Denver, CO. See directions below on how to join or donate to our team, The Healthy Hiney! This year over 100,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Half of those lives could be saved with preventative screenings! undywalkrun

Introducing Our New Patient Portal

We will soon be adding a patient portal.  Both new and existing patients can use this portal to:

*Access your medical records held with our office

*Pay your bill online and choose to receive e-statements

*Communicate with us electronically

*Schedule an appointment or request for our office to contact you regarding scheduling

*Submit your patient registration packet

*Change your contact preferences with our office- we can now contact you via email, text, phone, or mail.

Patient Portal Adoption Promotional Poster

We hope that offering this service will allow patients to take control of their health and make taking care of yourself easier. This service will start to be available to its full capacity starting mid April, 2015. You will soon see a link on our homepage that will direct you to the patient portal. Until then, you may register your patient portal account here:

https://2215.portal.athenahealth.com/

Dr. Perryman Featured in Grow Magazine

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Dr. Perryman is featured in the newest edition of Centura Health’s Grow Magazine. Screening colonoscopies may reduce the risk of new, late- stage cancer by 70 percent, according, to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Colon cancer awareness month is fast approaching in March so be sure to talk to your doctor about when you should be screened! Please read the article by clicking to enlarge.

Fixed Price Colonoscopy

Dr. Perryman participates with Parker Adventist Hospital in the fixed price colonoscopy program. Fixed price colonoscopies are for patients who do not have insurance coverage. There is a set fee of $1,000.00 which covers all expenses related to the procedure. Please call our office at 303-840-8822 if you need any further information or want to schedule.