About Us

Slawomir Marecik, MD, FACS, FASCRS

A pioneer in the field of robotic colorectal surgery, Dr. Slawomir Marecik earned his medical degree at Collegium Medicum of Jagiellonski University in Krakow, Poland, and completed his general surgery training at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery in Chicago. He went on to complete his colon and rectal surgery training at the University of Illinois Cook County Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Training Program. Dr. Marecik then continued his training in robotic colorectal surgery at the University of Illinois and Lutheran General Hospital, being the first fellow ever formally trained in robotic colorectal surgery. He is an active teacher on the national and international level and has trained medical students, general surgery residents, colorectal surgery residents and minimally invasive surgery fellows. Dr. Marecik's interests involve improvements in surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, with special attention to minimally invasive surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeon (ASCRS), American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA).

In addition, Dr. Marecik is:

  • Board certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery, and General Surgery.
  • Author of multiple publications and book chapters in the field of colorectal surgery.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
  • Associate Professor of Surgery at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Attending at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
  • Site Program Director of UIC/Cook County Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Training Program.
 

Slawomir Marecik, MD

Medical School
Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonski University, Krakow, Poland

Residency
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery, Chicago

Fellowship
University of Illinois - Cook County Colon and Rectal Residency Training Program

Robotic Colorectal Surgery, Univ. of Illinois and Lutheran General Hospital

Board Certification
Colon and Rectal Surgery
General Surgery

Special Procedures & Techniques
Laparoscopic, robotic and open surgery for colon and rectal cancer as well as benign conditions

Advanced colonoscopy and transanal procedures

Complex anorectal procedures

Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence