AMSURG Partner Dr. Athan Kartsonis Discusses How Fecal Transplant Procedure Can Cure C. Diff

AMSURG partner Athan Kartsonis, M.D., Surgery Center of Melbourne, was featured in Florida Today, a daily newspaper in Brevard County, Fla. Kartsonis discussed a procedure called fecal transplant that can cure bacterial infection in the colon called c. diff by transplanting healthy feces from a donor’s colon into the affected patient’s colon.

“It is just amazing, how it is able to cure it,” Kartsonis said. “That is ‘cure.’ How many times can a doctor say a treatment actually will cure a condition?”

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