Charlotte Hemorrhoid Center

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About Our Doctors — Charlotte Hemorrhoid Specialists

Lanre Jimoh, M.D., MBA

Dr. Jimoh’s areas of special interest include colon cancer screening, treating patients with acid reflux and Barrett’s esophagus. He performs Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of Barrett’s esophagus with dysplasia. He also treats patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He treats liver disease like hepatitis, fatty liver diseases and cirrhosis. Dr. Jimoh is also a leader in the treatment of hemorrhoids using an in office, non-surgical and pain-free technique.

Dr. Jimoh and his wife, a radiologist, came to feel at home in the Charlotte area while Dr. Jimoh was in medical school at Duke. He is multilingual, fluent in English and Yoruba, and is intermediate in Spanish.

In his spare time, Dr. Jimoh likes to play soccer, golf, surf, ski, and travel internationally due to his Nigerian roots.

Member Of:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Education & Fellowship

Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine – Vanderbilt University

Fellowship: Gastroenterology – Brown University

Glen L. Portwood, M.D.

Dr. Portwood’s specialties include gastroenterology, hepatology, and pancreatic and biliary diseases. He completed his medical education at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia Hospitals in Charlottesville, Virginia. His fellowship was completed in gastroenterology at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Portwood is married and has two children. His interests include travel, basketball, and jazz music. He also enjoys home projects.

Member Of:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Medical Association

Education & Fellowship

Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

Residency: Internal Medicine – University of Virginia Hospitals, Charlottesville, Virginia

Fellowship: Gastroenterology – Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Gaurav Chand, D.O.

Dr. Gaurav Chand is a fellowship-trained adult gastroenterologist. His professional interests include, but are not limited to, performing endoscopic procedures, treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon cancer prevention, and long-term management of inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver diseases. Dr. Chand also offers a painless, in-office treatment for hemorrhoids using the CRH O’Regan banding system.

He is a native Michigander and completed his medical school education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by his internal medicine residency at St. John Providence Health System through Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He moved to North Carolina to complete his gastroenterology training at Carolinas HealthCare System-Blue Ridge.

He now lives with his wife and their dog in Charlotte. He enjoys traveling, trying all types of foods, and spending time with family and friends. He is an avid Detroit sports fan and likes to hike, golf, and play basketball in his free time. Additionally, Dr. Chand is fluent in conversational Hindi.

Member Of:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Education & Fellowship

Medical Education: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: St. John Providence Health System – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Fellowship: Carolinas HealthCare System – Blue Ridge

Victoria Rothwell, M.D.

Dr. Rothwell’s specialties include gastroenterology and hepatology. Her clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease & irritable bowel syndrome, esophageal & stomach disorders, and colorectal cancer. She also treats Hepatitis C and takes care of those with cirrhosis or fatty liver. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Colorado in Denver, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at the Medical University of South Carolina. As a Texas native, Dr. Rothwell is fluent in conversational Spanish.

Dr. Rothwell and her husband love Charlotte with all its outdoor activities and its proximity to the mountains. In her spare time, Dr. Rothwell can be found working out (especially Orange Theory), doing yoga, hiking, and traveling

Education & Fellowship

Medical Education: Baylor University, Waco, TX

Graduate School: University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Residency: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Dr. Ronnie Cyzner

Ronnie Cyzner, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist practicing at Carolina Digestive Health Associates, PA, with 13 locations in the greater Charlotte area, including: Belmont, Charlotte, Uptown, Concord, Davidson, Matthews, Monroe, Huntersville, University, and Pineville, North Carolina. He sees adult patients starting at age 17 at the Matthews office and the Pineville office. Dr. Cyzner specializes in adult gastroenterology, hepatology, and pancreatic and biliary disease. He’s also involved in research studies.

Before moving to Charlotte to join the Carolina Digestive Health Associates team in 1999, Dr. Cyzner earned his medical degree at the New York Medical College in Valhalla and an internal medicine residency at the Westchester University Medical Center, also in Valhalla. Finally, Dr. Cyzner completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York.

When he’s not at work, Dr. Cyzner enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He enjoys golfing, tennis, racquetball, and health and fitness.

Education & Fellowship

Medical Education: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Residency: Westchester University Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Fellowship: Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY

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The procedure takes about 1 minute to perform and is 95% effective.

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