Jeffrey Long, M.D. appointed to medical director

Dr. Long joined the medical staff of MBPCC at TGMC in 2009


(Houma, La.) – Jeffrey P. Long, M.D., a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, was recently appointed to the position of Medical Director at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC (MBPCC at TGMC).

As Medical Director, Dr. Long will provide medical leadership essential to the successful operation of all interdisciplinary aspects of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC. This position seeks to optimize the continuum of care, achieve goals regarding clinical outcomes and patient and medical staff satisfaction. Dr. Long will, with others on the Cancer Program Leadership Team, develop, implement and maintain the direction and quality of the Cancer Program.

Dr. Long joined the medical staff of MBPCC at TGMC in 2009 and since that time has played an integral role in providing comprehensive cancer care. He shares his knowledge and expertise at many educational events and with civic organizations in our community.

Dr. Long says “I appreciate the opportunity to serve in this important role.  MBPCC at TGMC is fortunate to have such excellent cancer treatment capabilities with our dedicated and outstanding staff.  Patients with cancer in this area of the state can have cancer care that is outstanding, compassionate, and close to home.”

“We are proud have Dr. Long as Medical Director of MBPCC at TGMC. His knowledge and skill has made him a valuable asset to our team and we are looking forward to continuing our mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer,” said Phyllis Peoples, President and CEO of TGMC.

Dr. Long received his medical training at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. He completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.


Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC provides the full spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship for those in the Bayou Region. Its services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery, as well as patient navigation, clinical trials and free community screenings. The Center is nationally accredited with commendation and recognized for excellence in cancer care by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.