Jonathan A. Laryea, M.D. Colorectal Surgeon
- Areas of Expertise
- Digestive Health
- Cancer Care
- Patient Types
- Children and Adolescents
Primary Appointment Location
Surgical Oncology Clinic
4018 W. Capitol Ave.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Seventh Floor
Little Rock, 72205
About Dr. Laryea
Dr. Jonathan A. Laryea is associate professor of surgery in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is also a member of the faculty at the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System.
He competed his medical training at the University of Ghana Medical School in 1998. He completed an additional semester of research training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Afterwards, he completed his internal medicine internship and general surgery residency at a Yale University Affiliate, Waterbury Hospital Health Center in Waterbury, Connecticut. Before joining UAMS, Dr. Laryea also completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgery Clinic in Atlanta.
Dr. Laryea is board certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Laryea received several honors while in training and was awarded the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award in 2007. He currently holds medical licenses in Arkansas, Georgia, and Connecticut. His interests include laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery. His research interests are colon and rectal disease and continuing to develop expertise in laparoscopic skills. He enjoys teaching students and residents.
Medical Treatments and Procedures Performed
UAMS providers perform and prescribe a broad range of treatments and procedures, some of which may not be listed below.
Dr. Laryea's Academic Background
- Surgery — Surgical Oncology Division
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
- American Board of Surgery
- Colon and Rectal Surgery