• Specializing in minimally invasive approaches to the treatment of colon and rectal conditions. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo
  • Experienced, highly trained, and dedicated staff. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo
  • We work closely with your primary care physician to provide comprehensive care. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo
  • Board certified, advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo
  • Dedication to compassionate, respectful patient care. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo
  • Conveniently located in Glendale with a satellite office in Phoenix. Images of Dr. Adrienne Forstner and Dr. Makarawo


Welcome to our office where we deliver comprehensive and compassionate colorectal care! We take great pride in providing the highest quality medical and surgical care possible, utilizing laparoscopic and minimally invasive approaches including da Vinci robotic surgery.

Our office provides a broad range of surgical services to treat conditions including but not limited to, colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and constipation. We also perform colonoscopies, which allows us to detect polyps and early stages of cancer.

Doctors Forstner and Makarawo are both board certified and specialize in the most advanced minimally invasive approaches to colorectal and anal diseases. Our surgeons are patient focused, taking the time needed to help you understand your diagnosis and the options available to you.

For more detailed information on some of the more common and advanced procedures we perform, please click this link for our "Areas of Specialty" page. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please give our friendly office staff a call at 602-993-2622 (Se habla Español).

Please note that we have moved as of July 26th, we are now just next door in the same building.

New Address:

18275 N 59th Ave.
Bldg M, Suite 176,
Glendale, AZ 85308

Upcoming Event

image of Colorectal Cancer Alliance Logo

Please join our team Check Your Cheeks, in fighting colorectal cancer this November for the UndyRunWalk on November 17th, 2018! The event starts at 9am and is located at the state capitol district (Washington St and N. 15th Ave, Phoenix).

Link To Join Check Your Cheeks Team

Link To Donate

Thank you for helping to support our upcoming events and we hope to see you their!

Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Radio Interview with Dr. Forstner & Dr. Makarawo On Health Futures:

Image of Dr. Forstner and Dr. Makarawo being interviewed for Colon Cancer Awareness month on Health Futures

If you were not able to listen to Dr. Forstner and Dr. Makarawo's radio interview on 105.3FM or 1510AM, then please click on this link. In this radio interview they discuss colon cancer, colonoscopies and prevention, polyps, da Vinci assisted surgery and many more colon cancer related topics on the "Health Futures" show! The "Health Futures" show is hosted by Bob Roth and with March being Colon Cancer Awareness month; Bob invited both Dr. Forstner and Dr. Makarawo on to his show to help his audience become more educated and aware of how preventable colon cancer is. This is definitely not a show you want to miss!