Kyle G. Cologne

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Areas of treatment:

Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Fistulas, Fissures
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery
Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistulas
Screening and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Functional Disorders of the Colon and Rectum (constipation, pelvic floor dysfunction)
Pilonidal Disease
Prutitis Ani


  • Colorectal Surgery


  • Department of Surgery


  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Kyle G. Cologne, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • USC Healthcare Center 4
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

A native of Southern California, Dr. Cologne completed his general surgery training in Chicago at Rush University and Cook County Medical Centers where he received numerous awards including Chief Resident of the Year and Chief Administrative Resident by a vote of his peers. He excelled in laparoscopy and has a certification in the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery. He developed an interest in colorectal surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Theodore Saclarides. He completed his formal colorectal training under the direction of Dr. Senagore and others at USC. He now specializes in laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures for a variety of diseases including colon and rectal cancer, polyps, and the treatment and management of anorectal disorders.

Dr. Cologne is board certified in general surgery. He has authored numerous book chapters in colon and rectal as well as general surgery. He also has a number of peer-reviewed publications and several publications pending. He has research interests in surgical education, colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, and anorectal disorders. He serves as a peer reviewer for the colorectal section of the Journal of Surgical Oncology and has a particular interest in teaching residents and medical students.


Doctor of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine


Rush University Hospital – General Surgery, 2006-2011


Rush University Hospital – General Surgery, 2006-2011


LAC+USC Medical Center – Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2011-2012

Professional society memberships:

American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
American Medical Association