Frederick R. Lane, MD, FACS, FASCRS



“My professional staff and I endeavor to provide top quality care from the first office visit. My training and experience allow me to utilize the full range of options for treatment of disease of the colon and rectum. This care is provided in a caring, compassionate fashion.”

Training and education for quality care

“When I decided to become a surgeon, I elected to receive my education and training from highly accredited institutions. I continue to stay abreast of the newest surgical techniques. Board certification and re-certification are an important step in providing quality care to my patients.”

  • Board-Certified: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American Board of Surgery
  • MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency: General Surgery, Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Ferguson Clinic, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed: State of Indiana

Active memberships for professional involvement

“Education in a surgical field is a combination of fellowship training and continuing medical education. Membership in surgical societies provides access to cutting edge information which ensures the highest level of expertise possible.”

  • Fellow: American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American College of Surgeons
  • Member: American Medical Association; Indiana State Medical Association; Indianapolis Medical Society; Midwest Surgical Association; Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation; Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Leadership and Involvement

“Colon cancer is a major cause of illness and unnecessary mortality in the adult population. I provide all aspects of colon cancer care from screening to state-of-the-art laparoscopic procedures. By participating in leadership roles and maintaining privileges of several hospitals, I can share my knowledge with patients and colleagues.”

  • Medical Director: Surgery Service Line, Franciscan St. Francis Health
  • Board Member: Franciscan Surgery Center
  • Hospital Affiliations: Franciscan St. Francis Health

“I provide all aspects of care from screening colonoscopy to state of the art surgical procedures.”

  • Special Interests: Laparoscopic Colon Resection, Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer Screening
Curriculum Vitae
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