Randy Longman, M.D., Ph.D

Gastroenterology
Randy Longman

Dr. Randy Longman received his undergraduate degree from Yale University where he graduated summa cum laude.  He was simultaneously awarded a Master of Science for his biochemistry research.  He received his medical doctorate from Cornell Medical College and his Ph.D. in immunology from the Rockefeller University.  He subsequently completed internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.  He joined the Jill Roberts IBD Center at Weill Cornell in 2013 where he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

 

Clinically, Dr. Longman focuses on the care of patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohns' disease.  His active research focuses on understanding the role for bacteria in inflammatory bowel disease.  His work has been published in Nature, Science, Journal of Experimental Medicine, and Blood.  For this work, he has received numerous awards as well as funding from both the American Gastroenterological Association and the National Institutes of Health.  He has a particular interest in the care of IBD patients with joint pains and serves as a co-investigator on research studies to better understand the underlying cause.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Republic
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

Diehl, G, Longman, RS, Zhang, J, Breart, B, Galan, C, Cuesta, A, Schwab, S, Littman, DR. Microbiota Restrict CX3CR1+ Cell-Dependent Trafficking of Bacteria to the Mesenteric Lymph Nodes. Nature, 494:116-20 (2013). PMID: 23334413

Longman, RS, Scherl, EJ. Medical Management of Extraintestinal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis. In G. Lichtenstein (Ed.), Medical Therapy of Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis, New York: Springer, in press (2012).

Longman, RS, Scherl, EJ. Biomarkers Stratify Disease Phenotype and Therapeutic Response in IBD.  European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reviews, 7: 224-228 (2012).

Longman, RS, Moreira, RK, Littman, DR, Green, P, Sethi A. A Case of a Rare Intestinal Infection with Systemic Effects.  Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 8: 60-68 (2012). PMCID: PMC3277202

Longman, RS, Remotti H, Green P. Esophagitis Dessicans Superficialis.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 74: 403-404 (2011). PMID:21549372

 Decalf, J, Fernandes, S, Longman, R, Aloulay, M, Audat, F, Lefrerre, F, Rice, CM, Pol, S, Albert, ML. (2007) Plasmacytoid DCs initiate a complex chemokine and cytokine network and are a viable drug target in chronic HCV patients.  J. Exp. Med., 204: 2423-2437.

 Longman, RS, Pellegrini, S, Rice, CM, Darnell, RB, Albert, ML. (2007) Dendritic cell maturation alters intracellular signaling networks, enabling differential effects of IFNa/b on antigen cross-presentation. Blood 109: 1113-1122.

 Barba-Spaeth, G*, Longman, RS*, Albert, ML, Rice, CM. (2005) Live attenuated yellow fever 17D infects human DCs and allows for presentation of endogenous and recombinant T cell epitopes. J. Exp Med. 202:1179-1184.

 Longman, RS, Talal, A, Jacobson, I, Rice, CM, Albert, ML. (2005) Normal functional capacity in circulating myeloid and plasmacytoid dendritic cells in patient with chronic hepatitis C. J. Infect. Dis. 192: 497-503.

 Braun, D, Longman, RS, Albert, ML. (2005) A two-step induction of indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase (IDO) activity during dendritic-cell maturation. Blood 106:2375-2381.

 Longman, RS, Talal, A, Jacobson, I, Albert, ML, Rice, CM. (2004) Presence of functional dendritic cells in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus. Blood 103:1026-1029.

 Stathopoulos, C., Jacquin-Becker, C., Becker, H.D., Li, T., Ambrogelly, A., Longman, R. and Söll, D. (2001). Methanococcus jannaschii prolyl-cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase possesses overlapping amino acid binding sites. Biochemistry 40, 46-52.

 Stathopoulos, C., Li, T., Longman, R., Vothknecht, U.C., Becker, H., Ibba, M. and Söll, D. (2000) One polypeptide with two aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase activities. Science 287, 479-482.

 CASE REPORTS, REVIEWS, AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Longman, RS, Scherl, EJ. Medical Management of Extraintestinal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis. In G. Lichtenstein (Ed.), Medical Therapy of Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis, New York: Springer, in press (2012).

Longman, RS, Scherl, EJ. Biomarkers Stratify Disease Phenotype and Therapeutic Response in IBD.  European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reviews, 7: 224-228 (2012).

Longman, RS, Moreira, RK, Littman, DR, Green, P, Sethi A. A Case of a Rare Intestinal Infection with Systemic Effects.  Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 8: 60-68 (2012). PMCID: PMC3277202

Longman, RS, Remotti H, Green P. Esophagitis Dessicans Superficialis.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 74: 403-404 (2011). PMID:21549372

Honors and Awards

2012    Distinguished Abstract Plenary Presentation, “Immunology, Microbiology, and IBD,” DDW

2012    AGA Institute Fellowship to Faculty Transition Award

2012    Academic Skills Workshop, AGA/AASLD

2011    “Investing in the Future” – Clinical Research in IBD, AGA, DDW Travel Award

2008    Basic Science Presentation Award Recipient, Resident Research Day, Columbia University

2006    Gilbert Family Foundation Scholarship

2005    The Rockefeller University Abroad Scholarship

2004    Keystone Symposia Scholarship, Immune Evasion

2004    Albert Cass Scholarship, The Rockefeller University

2000    Emerson Tuttle Award for Academic Excellence, Yale University

1999    Phi Beta Kappa