About Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH

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Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and a board certified general surgeon. She is a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.  At the Massachusetts General Hospital, she directs MGH Colorectal Surgery and chairs the Pelvic Floor Disorders Center . At  the Mass General Brigham , she serves as the Co-Chair of the MGB Colorectal Surgery Collaborative.

Dr. Bordeianou specializes in treating  a broad range of  colorectal conditions that include Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Rectal Prolapse , and Pelvic Floor Disorders. She is skilled in a wide range of techniques that allow for a choice for the best minimally invasive approaches needed to address specific surgical challenges, including:   robotic and laparoscopic surgery,  transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) and transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS). She  is also is an expert in performing open surgery for complex redo surgical procedures that require time, patience,  precision and experience.   She has a special interest in sphincter preservation techniques for low lying rectal cancer and for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She is  an international expert in the field of  sphincter preservation, ileoanal J pouch reconstruction, rectal prolapse and  pelvic floor reconstruction .

Dr. Bordeianou performs research on topics related to patient quality of life, restoration of bowel function  and preservation of dignity  after colorectal surgery. She has  published extensively in academic research journals on these important  topics, and  lectures   nationally and internationally. She is a champion for colorectal surgery quality, and received numerous awards , including the  Nathanial Bowditch Award . Nationally, she serves as the Associate Examiner on the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery; as an Associate Editor of the Diseases of Colon and Rectum Journal, and on the Executive Council of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-5166

Mass General Brigham Healthcare Center
102-104 Endicott St.
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6883

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinic

American Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery

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Dr. Bordeianou's research interests include patient reported outcomes and experiences following surgery to cure or palliate colon and rectal cancers, diverticular disease, and  inflammatory bowel diseases.  Her work is also focused on the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.


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