Jeffrey Long, MD
Jeffrey Long, MD is a physician practicing the specialty of radiation oncology, which is the use of radiation to treat cancer, at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC. Dr. Long completed medical school and did his radiation oncology training at the University of Iowa. His position immediately prior to his current position was in Gallup, New Mexico where he practiced radiation oncology and also worked extensively, both professionally and in public service, with the Navajo Nation. Dr. Long moved to Houma, Louisiana in 2009.
In addition to Dr. Long’s professional interests, he has an interesting hobby. Over 10 years ago he began studying near-death experiences. He published his research findings in the book Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences. This book became a New York Times bestseller. Dr. Long has discussed near-death experiences extensively with the media in the past, including appearances on ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, NBC Morning Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Discovery Health, and The Learning Channel. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and Time.com. His website devoted to near-death experiences is the Near Death Experience Research Foundation (www.nderf.org).This website has over 300,000 pages read each month.