Dr. Robert West

Board Certified Proctologist




Don't let hemorrhoids stop you from enjoying your favorite activities.


Yes, we are still open!

We are available to examine you with your urgent needs, for new and existing patients.  

We are taking extra precautions with the COVID-19 pandemic and limiting the number of patients seen in one day to avoid crowds in the waiting room. 

Please review the following guidelines put in place by the CDC. If any of these apply to you, we ask that you seek care with your Primary Doctor/Emergency Room or CDC. We will not be able to see you in our office with these symptoms. 

1. If you have a fever, cough, or flu-like symptoms.

2. If you have had a known contact with someone who has a fever, cough, or flu-like symptoms. 

3. If you have tested positive for or have known to have contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

4. If you have traveled to an affected area of high incidence of COVID-19 within the past 14 days. These areas are in or around New York, Seattle, Italy, China, Iran, and South Korea.


We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time.

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West County Colon and Rectal Care Center

St Louis, MO


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Dr. Robert West Provides Diagnosis and Treatment of Hemorrhoids


Hemorrhoids are one of the most common rectal issues that affects millions of people. At West County Colon and Rectal Care Center, we offer a wide range of painless hemorrhoid treatment options to provide relief from your pain and suffering. If you are experiencing rectal bleeding, it’s important to call us right away.
Hemorrhoid symptoms, particularly bleeding, are similar to other diseases of the digestive system including colon cancer. It’s important to not rely on over-the-counter medications. There may be something more serious going on.
We know that colon and rectal issues can be embarrassing to discuss. But it’s critical for your health and well-being to be able to seek help. It’s also important to put your trust in doctors who are trained in diseases of the colon and rectum. Dr. Robert West is a Board Certified Proctologist.  

Almost everyone is bothered at some time or another by hemorrhoids. Reports suggest that 50 percent of the U.S. population - both men and women - have hemorrhoids by age 50. The term refers to a condition that occurs when veins around the anus (external hemorrhoids) or just inside the anus (internal hemorrhoids) become distended and inflamed. They can cause a number of symptoms - usually just irritating, not dangerous, and treatable at home - but sometimes they can become infected or bleed heavily, prompting urgent intervention and even surgery.

We accept cash, check, credit cards, CareCredit and participate with a number of insurance companies.


Please contact your health insurance company to verify participation.

We accept cash, check, credit cards, CareCredit and participate with the following insurances:

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UHC Medicare Products (Medicare Complete HMO/PPO, Medicare Advantage)
  • Coventry (including, Gold Advantage, Advantra)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana (including Managed Care products)
  • Medicaid (including Missouri Care and Home State)
  • Medicare
  • Tricare North and Tricare West (including Prime HMO, Tricare for Life)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Medical Resources




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