• 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).

Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Radio Interview with Dr. Forstner & Dr. Makarawo this Friday, 3/16!

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

Please tune your radio to 105.3FM or 1510AM this Friday, 3/16 between 12p and 1p to hear Dr. Forstner and Dr. Makarawo 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 and if you aren't able to listen on the radio, you can as well listen online by simply going to this link and then just click on the listen live button.