Yale Colon & Rectal Surgery

Our team is highly experienced in both traditional and minimally invasive techniques. They are among the best in the world at surgically treating a full range of abdominal, gastrointestinal, and colorectal conditions and diseases, even the most complex cases or conditions requiring correction from a previous surgery.

Collaborating with multidisciplinary specialists within Yale and throughout the northeast and entire U.S., our program provides the most comprehensive, leading-edge diagnostic, surgical, and medical treatment technologies available.

About Us

At Yale Colon & Rectal Surgery, we provide personalized, compassionate care for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal, abdominal, and colorectal conditions and diseases.


Yale researchers have introduced countless medical and health advances over the last century, including the first success with antibiotics in the United States and the first use of...

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Please visit YaleMedicine.org to learn more about how we offer comprehensive state-of-the-art care for patients with anorectal cancer and a full range of gastrointestinal, abdominal and colorectal conditions and diseases..

A Message from Our Section Chief

Dr. Longo - NEW

Hello, I’m Walter Longo, Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery, which encompasses Colon and Rectal surgery, Bariatric surgery, and Foregut surgery at the Yale School of Medicine.