Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Kristin L. Long, MD, FACS, MPH

  • Surgery (General)


Dr. Long specializes in endocrine surgery. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and completed her fellowship in endocrine surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She specializes in treating both benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. She employs multiple operative techniques, including minimally-invasive parathyroidectomy, retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy and intraoperative parathyroid hormone testing. She is a member of several specialty societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the Association for Academic Surgery. Dr. Long is particularly interested in the surgical treatment and management of thyroid carcinoma and hereditary endocrine disorders such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndromes. She is also interested in global surgery and improving access to specialized care for patients with unique endocrine disorders.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Surgery
    Medical School
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX

    Endocrine Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

    • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
    • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Endocrine Cancer
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy
    • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal (Endocrine) Surgery