Juan Lucas Poggio, MD

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Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Secondary Locations

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

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


Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology


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


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.

Education and Training

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

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