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

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer Program

Gastrointestinal Motility Program

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Office of Student Research

Surgery: Colon & Rectal Surgery: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Yale Medical Group


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.

Education & Training

MBA St. Louis University (2001)
MD New York Medical College (1984)
Chief Resident Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Senior Resident Yale Medical Center, New Haven, CT
Research Fellow Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Junior Resident Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT
Intern Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT
Fellow Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Board Certification AB of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery (1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine (2015)

  • Master of Arts, Honoris CausaYale University, New Haven, CT (2004)

  • Medical Student Class of 2003, Award in Excellence in Surgical Education (2002)

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta (1975)

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Contact Info

Walter E Longo, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
Patient Care Locations
GastrointestinalYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Cancer CenterYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Health-Specialty ServicesYale Health Center
55 Lock Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Surgery- Gastrointestinal/OncologyFarnam Memorial Building
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062

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