Our Surgeons

At Yale Colon & Rectal Surgery, our team of world-class surgeons and specialists are dedicated to providing compassionate care and to offering the most advanced diagnostic techniques and medical and surgical management of even the most complex cases of anorectal cancer and benign diseases of the gastrointestinal system.


Longo, Walter E

Section Chief

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

Biography

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.

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.


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Einarsdottir, Hulda

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal)

Biography

Hulda Einarsdottir, MD is a Board Certified Colon & Rectal Surgeon. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iceland, which consists of a 6 year training program followed by a one year internship. Dr. Einarsdottir was accepted for residency training in General Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and subsequently completed her fellowship training in Colon & Rectal Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans.

Dr. Einarsdottir's clinical interests...

Hulda Einarsdottir, MD is a Board Certified Colon & Rectal Surgeon. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iceland, which consists of a 6 year training program followed by a one year internship. Dr. Einarsdottir was accepted for residency training in General Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and subsequently completed her fellowship training in Colon & Rectal Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans.

Dr. Einarsdottir's clinical interests include management of malignant and benign diseases of the colon, rectum and anus, such as colon and rectal cancer, hereditary polyposis, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. She also specializes in the management of female and male pelvic floor disorders, such as fecal incontinence, anal sphincter injury, rectal prolapse, and rectocele. Benign colon and rectal disorders include diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, abscess, and fistula. Dr. Einarsdottir performs laparoscopic and reconstructive surgery.

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Reddy, Vikram

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal); Director of Colorectal Surgery

Biography

Vikram Reddy, MD, PhD, is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. His goal is to help individuals have managed relief from chronic inflammatory bowel disease and its painful symptoms. He has extensive experience in the laparoscopic management and screening of anorectal cancer.

Vikram Reddy, MD, PhD, is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. His goal is to help individuals have managed relief from chronic inflammatory bowel disease and its painful symptoms. He has extensive experience in the laparoscopic management and screening of anorectal cancer.

He specializes in advanced laparoscopic management of colon and rectal diseases; screening and laparoscopic management of colon cancer; screening and management of rectal cancer (including laparoscopic sphincter preserving surgery and Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS); laparoscopic management of complicated or uncomplicated diverticulitis; management of inflammatory bowel disease (including laparoscopic bowel resection and ostomy, laparoscopic proctocolectomy, and J-pouch for ulcerative colitis); laparoscopic management of polyposis syndromes and disorders of continence.

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