Lawrence J. Jordan, III, M.D., FACS
Dr. Lawrence J. Jordan, a son of physicians, was born in Philadelphia and raised in Philadelphia and Abington, Pennsylvania. He graduated with honors from Abington High School in l975 and completed his Bachelor of Science degree, with distinction, from Cornell University, College of Engineering, in l979. Dr. Jordan moved to New York City where he earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in l983, and completed his surgical residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City in l988.
Upon completion of his surgical residency, Dr. Jordan became an attending physician at the Medical Center at Princeton and a Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Jordan became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in l991 and is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is also a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Dr. Jordan specializes in general, oncologic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic surgical procedures. This includes laparoscopic hernia repairs using modern mesh techniques, component separation techniques, and laparoscopic hiatal hernia repairs. Laparoscopic colon surgery was introduced to Princeton in the 1990’s by Dr. Jordan in conjunction with Dr. Davison. In addition to doing endoscopic polypectomies and balloon dilitation of colon strictures, he also frequently treats diverticulitis and colon cancers with modern laparoscopic operations that shorten recovery time and involve minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Jordan also contributes his time to many cancer awareness programs.