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

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer Program

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Gastrointestinal Motility Program

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Surgery: Colon & Rectal Surgery

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

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Colon and rectal cancer surgery; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD); Benign and malignant anorectal diseases; Pelvic floor disorders; Crohn's disease; Ulcerative colitis; Gastrointestinal surgery


Cancers Treated

Anal, Colon (including Rectum), Esophagus, Gastrointestinal (including Stomach), Pancreas


Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, Board Certified (1995)

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