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Fecal Incontinence
Learning Objectives
  • Identify patients with fecal incontinence with simple screening

  • Describe the prevalence of fecal incontinence

Target Audience
Healthcare Professionals
Duc M. Vo, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Vo was born in Vietnam and shortly after moved to the Pacific Northwest, where he grew up. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.


Dr. Vo earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, then attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. At the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, he completed his general surgery residency, then fulfilled a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, before moving to Eugene.

Certifications & Professional Interests

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, his particular interests are in minimally invasive surgery, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, bowel incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an avid supporter and member of the Oregon Cancer Alliance.

Clinical Interests

Bowel incontinence
Colon and rectal surgery
Gallbladder surgery
Hernia repairs
Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
Pilonidal surgery

Personal Interests

Dr. Vo is married and has three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, running, reading and gardening.
Method of Participation
Physicians must complete the entire educational activity before the termination date (see above). Non-physicians may view the course but are not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Instead, non-physicians will earn a certificate of participation after successfully completing the course before its termination date.
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Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Credit
1 Certificate of Attendance Credit