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

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer ProgramInflammatory Bowel Disease Program | Gastrointestinal Motility Program | Pediatric IBD Program | Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences | Surgery: Colon & Rectal Surgery: Colon and Rectal Surgery


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.


  • M.D., New York Medical College , 1984
  • M.B.A., St. Louis University , 2001

Selected Publication

  • Alva S, Abir F, Longo WE. Colorectal manifestations of collagen vascular disease.. Am J Surg 2005 Jun; 189(6):685-93

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta(1975)
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