Juan Lucas Poggio, MD

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Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Colorectal Cancer

Treatment Focus

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.


Language(s) Other than English

  • Spanish

Treatment Philosophy

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.

Clinical Locations

  • Temple Surgery at Jeanes Campus
    7604 Central Avenue
    Friends Hall, Suite 101
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: 800-836-7536
  • Temple Surgery
    3509 N. Broad Street
    Boyer Pavilion, 6th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    Phone: 800-836-7536
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
    333 Cottman Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: 888-369-2427

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


  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - 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

  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2023-2024
  • Top Doctor, Color & Rectal Surgery, Philadelphia Magazine, 2018-2019
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctors, Colorectal Surgery, 2012-2019

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