Joanne Favuzza, DO

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

Joanne Favuzza
72 E. Concord Street


Dr. Favuzza was recruited to Boston Medical Center from Rush University School of Medicine in Chicago, where she was an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Surgical Director of the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Favuzza received her DO from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. After her residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass., Dr. Favuzza completed a colorectal fellowship at Case Western University Hospital. Dr. Favuzza has published many peer-reviewed papers in high-impact journals, including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.


  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO
  • Boston University School of Medicine, MA
  • Boston University, BA


  • Published on 1/19/2022

    Favuzza J, Madiedo AM, Schultz K, Rasic G, Phatak UR, Hall J. Colorectal ERAS: Years Later. J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 Jul; 26(7):1506-1508. PMID: 35048259.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/23/2021

    Favuzza J. Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leak, Consideration for Proximal Diversion, and Appropriate Use of Drains. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2021 Nov; 34(6):366-370. PMID: 34853556.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2021

    Jochum SB, Legator H, Abraham RR, Bhama AR, Dugan SA, Favuzza J, Jacobs KM, Robinson KR, Saclarides TJ, Hayden DM, Brincat CA. It Takes a Village: The First 100 Patients Seen in a Multidisciplinary Pelvic Floor Clinic. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 04 01; 27(4):e505-e509. PMID: 32371720.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/14/2020

    Jochum SB, Venkatramani M, Ritz EM, Favuzza J, Hayden DM, Saclarides TJ, Bhama AR. Surgical Residents' Perspective on Informed Consent-How Does It Compare With Attending Surgeons? J Surg Res. 2021 04; 260:88-94. PMID: 33333384.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/12/2020

    Jochum SB, Tian W, Goczalk MG, Ritz EM, Favuzza J, Govekar HR, Bhama AR, Saclarides TJ, Jakate S, Hayden DM. Exophytic condyloma: are they as benign as we think? Colorectal Dis. 2020 11; 22(11):1577-1584. PMID: 32538546.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/12/2020

    Schlund D, Poirier J, Bhama AR, Hayden D, Saclarides T, Orkin B, Favuzza J. Value of an interactive phone application in an established enhanced recovery program. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2020 Jun; 35(6):1045-1048. PMID: 32166373.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/4/2020

    Jochum SB, Ritz EM, Bhama AR, Hayden DM, Saclarides TJ, Favuzza J. Early feeding in colorectal surgery patients: safe and cost effective. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2020 Mar; 35(3):465-469. PMID: 31901948.

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  • Published on 11/21/2019

    Schlund D, Jochum SB, Favuzza J, Hayden DM, Pillai SB, Saclarides TJ, Bhama AR. A national analysis of operative treatment of adult patients with Hirschsprung's disease. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2020 Jan; 35(1):169-172. PMID: 31754817.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2015

    Klairmont M, Kopkash K, Favuzza J, Hill M, Rao R, Mahon B, Seder CW. Four Synchronous Primary Malignancies of the Breast, Lung, Colon and Esophagus. Anticancer Res. 2015 Nov; 35(11):6159-62. PMID: 26504043.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/14/2015

    Favuzza J, Brand M, Francescatti A, Orkin B. Cleft lift procedure for pilonidal disease: technique and perioperative management. Tech Coloproctol. 2015 Aug; 19(8):477-82. PMID: 26165209.

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