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

Research Interests

Healthcare delivery of colon and rectal surgery; General surgery; Education; Clinical and basic science investigation of colonic inflammatory disorders; Surgical outcomes more...


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

Selected Publications

  • Alva S, Abir F, Longo WE. Colorectal manifestations of collagen vascular disease.. Am J Surg 2005 Jun; 189(6):685-93
  • Bahadursingh AN, Longo WE. Malignant transformation of perianal Crohn’s fistula. Am J Surg 2005; 61-2.
  • Abir F, Alva S, Kaminski DL, Longo WE. The Role of Arachidonic Acid Regulatory Enzymes in Colorectal Disease. Dis Colon Rectum 2005: 48:650-658.



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