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Walter E Longo MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Section Chief; Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Biographical Info

Walter E Longo, MD, MBA , FACS, FASCRS, earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He is fellowship trained and is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon.

Dr. Longo is committed to providing patients with the highest standards for the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of the diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus using minimally invasive techniques.

He specializes in screening and management of colon cancer; rectal cancer; anal cancer; sphincter preserving surgery; transanal removal of cancer; diverticulitis; inflammatory bowel disease; stricturoplasty; bowel resection; ostomy; polyposis syndromes and adenomatous polyps; hemorrhoids; fissures; fistulas; anal abscesses; disorders of continence; and pelvic floor disorders.



International Activity


  • International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Education & Training

M.D.
New York Medical College (1984)
M.B.A.
St. Louis University (2001)
Intern
Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1984 - 1985)
Junior Resident
Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1985 - 1987)
Chief Resident
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1989 - 1990)
Senior Resident
Yale Medical Center, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1988 - 1989)
Research Fellow
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Gastrointestinal Surgery (1987 - 1988)
Fellow
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Colon/Rectal
Board Certification
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Board Certified  (1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta
    (1975)
  • Medical Student Class of 2003, Award in Excellence in Surgical Education
    (2002)
  • Master of Arts, Honoris Causa
    Yale University, New Haven, CT (2004)

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