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Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD

  • Chief, Colorectal Surgery Program
  • Co-Director, Pelvic Floor Disorders Center


Accepting New Patients


Liliana G. Bordeianou, M.D.,M.P.H. is an as Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and a board certified colorectal surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital.


General & Gastrointestinal Surgery


Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Laparoscopy for Crohn's disease
  • Laparoscopy for colon and rectal cancer
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)
  • Sphincter preservation techniques
  • Treatment of fecal incontinence and rectal prolapse
  • Laparoscopy for ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis
  • Robotic Colorectal Resections and Pelvic Floor Reconstructions
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, University of Minnesota
Board Certifications
  • Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Foreign Languages
  • Russian
  • Romanian
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and the Chief of the Colorectal Surgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital . She is also the co-founder and the co-director  of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Center . She is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Bordeianou specializes in treating patients with  colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, and pelvic floor disorders. She performs  minimally invasive procedures such as robotic and laparoscopic  colorectal resections, pelvic floor recostructions, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) and transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS).  She has a special interest in sphincter preservation techniques for low lying rectal cancer and for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Bordeianou is also a  national expert in the surgical management of pelvic floor disorders such as fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and constipation.

Dr. Bordeianou has published extensively in academic research journals on colorectal surgery. She lectures both locally and internationally on invited topics including ulcerative and Crohn's colitis, rectal cancer, diverticulitis and pelvic floor disorders.

In addition, she is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) and a member of numerous other surgical societies including the International Society University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (NESCS).

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Bordeianou's research interests include colon and rectal cancers, diverticular, inflammatory bowel and anorectal diseases, and pelvic floor physiology and disorders.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

News & Events

  • Bowditch Prize honors what it takes

    Surgeon Liliana Bordeianou, MD, of the Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, is described as having tenacity and vision, perseverance and determination in the face of many challenges.

  • Innovations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Research at the Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center, including clinical trials of new biologic medications, as well new minimally invasive surgical techniques, is helping expand treatment and management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Coordinated care offers freedom from pelvic floor disorders

    With the help of coordinated, multidisciplinary care provided by physicians in the MGH Pelvic Floor Disorder Service, 39-year-old patient Nicole Ortuno is once again living a normal, healthy life.


  • Strong and Dry: Optimizing the Pelvic Floor

    Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD, the chief of the Colorectal Surgery Program and co-director of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Center, discusses treatment options for women with pelvic floor issues in this presentation from the 2018 Midlife Women's Health Community Conference.

  • Advances and Controversies in Colorectal Surgery

    In May 2018, Mass General participated in the Advances and Controversies in Colorectal Surgery educational course. The course educated surgeons about advances in benign and malignant colorectal disorders taught in a hands-on environment. Surgeons also learned about updates in literature and research, surgical tips and insights from our faculty.

  • Mass General Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    The Pelvic Floor Disorders Center at Mass General brings together a multidisciplinary team of specialists. This team works together to treat the complex and often interconnected problems that cause pelvic floor disorders. The center’s treatment philosophy is built upon a foundation of honest, open communication with every patient. Learn more about the center and its specialists.

  • Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD, describes what causes incontinence in maturing women and treatment options

    Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD, a colorectal surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center says incontinence is not just a normal part of getting older and explains the treatments that can dramatically improve your quality of life.


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