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Monday, October 3, 2011

Medical honor society welcomes St. Francis Health surgeon into its fold

INDIANAPOLIS – Bridget Sanders, M.D., a member of St. Francis Medical Group, has been elected to membership into the Indiana chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

A colorectal cancer surgeon with Kendrick Colon and Rectal Center, Sanders will be inducted into the group at a ceremony and banquet at the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis next spring. She was nominated by members of the Indiana chapter.

Sanders joined the Kendrick practice in 2005. She specializes in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, as well as laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery. She treats patients at Franciscan St. Francis Health hospitals in Indianapolis, Beech Grove and Mooresville.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, she is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Sanders earned her medical degree at the IU School of Medicine where she later completed a surgical residency. Following the residency, she completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Cleveland clinic before joining Kendrick.