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Juan Lucas Poggio, MD

Professor, Surgery

Juan Lucas Poggio
For Patients
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

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 provide my patients with the best care I can give.

Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • 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
  • MS, Tumor Biology, Mayo Graduate School, College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • MD, Universidad Del Salvador Medical School, Argentina


  • 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

Honors & Awards

  • Top Doctor, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2018-2019
  • Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, Colorectal Surgery, 2012 - 2019