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Colorectal Surgery

Juan Lucas Poggio, MD

Juan Lucas Poggio
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Colon/Rectal Surgery, Surgery, LGBTQ-Centered Health

about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Benign and malignant colorectal surgery conditions
  • HRA (high resolution anoscopy)
  • Anal dysplasia and anal cancer in patients living with or without HIV disease
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Robotic surgery and laparoscopic surgery
  • Recurrent colon and rectal cancer
Research Interests
  • Anal dysplasia
  • High resolution anoscopy (HRA)
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Anal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Medical education
  • Spanish
  • MS, Tumor Biology, Mayo Graduate School, College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • MD, Universidad Del Salvador Medical School, Argentina
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Oncologic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • Residency, General Surgery, Mercy Catholic Medical Center-Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Board Certification
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • International Anal Neoplasia Society
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctor, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2018-2019
  • Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, Colorectal Surgery, 2012-2019

Personal Statement
I believe in that the best interest of our patients comes first as the Mayo brothers said. I also strongly believe in treating my patients like they were my family and providing my patients with the best care I can give.


Office Locations

Temple General Surgery at Jeanes Campus

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
7604 Central Avenue
Friends Hall
Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Temple Surgery

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus
3509 N. Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140