Faculty & Staff

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Yale Digestive Diseases faculty includes a team of gastroenterologists and hepatologists whose expertise focuses on diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Faculty members specialize in disorders of the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, colon and rectum. Evaluations, diagnostic and therapeutic outpatient endoscopy services serve referrals from the region. Non-endoscopic studies, and evaluation and management of liver transplant patients are also provided by this group.
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Michael Harris Nathanson, MD, PhD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology

Section Chief, Digestive Diseases

Director, Yale Liver Center

Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

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Harry Aslanian, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Associate Director, Endoscopy

Director, Yale Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

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David Assis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Henry J. Binder, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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James Lorenzen Boyer, MD, FACEP

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Emeritus Director, Yale Liver Center

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Shi-Ying Cai, DSc

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Louis Amine Chaptini, MD

Medical Services Provider

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Carol Eggers, APRN (BC)

Clinical Instructor in Nursing

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Luca Fabris, MD, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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James J Farrell, MBChB

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Yale Center for Pancreatic Diseases

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Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Rosemarie L Fisher, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Pediatrics

Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

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Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Chief, Digestive Diseases, VA-CT Healthcare System

Director, Clinical and Translational Core, Yale Liver Center

Program Director, VA-CT Hepatitis C Resource Center

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Dawidson Assis Gomes, PhD, MSc

Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Associate professor at Federal university of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Director of Center of Imaging Acquisition and Processing (CAPI) at UFMG

Vice-Chairman, Department of Biochemistry and Immunology

Director, Laboratory of multiuser equipaments of the Departament of Biochemistry and Imumunology

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Fred Gorelick, MD

Henry J. and Joan W. Binder Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Cell Biology

Deputy Director, Yale M.D., Ph.D. Program

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Roberto J Groszmann, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Matija Hedl, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Rafaz Hoque, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Avlin Barlow Imaeda, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Fellowship Program Director

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Yasuko Iwakiri, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Dhanpat Jain, MD

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Program in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

Director, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

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Simona Jakab, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Priya Arvind Jamidar, FACG, FASGE, MBChB

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Endoscopy

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Jungwoo Kang, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Robert C. Kapel, MD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Supriya Kulkarni, PhD, MS

Associate Research Scientist

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Loren Laine, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Man Li, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Annmarie Huysman Liapakis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Surgery (Transplant)

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Joseph K Lim, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Yale Viral Hepatitis Program

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Xavier Llor, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Medical Director, Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program

Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program

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Amir Masoud, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Associate Fellowship Program Director

Director, Temple Endoscopy Center

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Wajahat Zafar Mehal, PhD, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director of Yale Weight Loss Program

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Pramod Kumar Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Professor of Cellular & Molecular Physiology

Director of Yale Lysosomal Disease Center and Gaucher Disease Treatment Center

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Thiruvengadam Muniraj, MD, MRCP

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Yale Center for Pancreatitis

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Anil Bernard Nagar, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Endoscopy Director, West Haven VAMC

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Michael Harris Nathanson, MD, PhD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology

Section Chief, Digestive Diseases

Director, Yale Liver Center

Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

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Xinshou Ouyang, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Deborah Denise Proctor, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Medical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Site Director, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Columbia and Yale/Stanford, Johnson and Johnson Global Health Scholar Program

Board of Directors and Treasurer, Honduras Children's Project

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Petr Protiva, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Adjunct Faculty at Breslow Lab, Rockefeller University, New York, NY

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Marie E Robert, MD

Professor of Pathology

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Jeff Jiapeng Ruan, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Hamita Sachar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Mayra Janet Sanchez, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Director, Gastrointestinal Motility Program

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Michael Schilsky, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplant at Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center

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Carol J Soroka, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Technical Director, Liver Center Morphology Core

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Carlo Spirli, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Clinical Program Leader, Liver Cancer Program

Deputy Director, Yale Liver Center

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Tamar Hamosh Taddei, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Ronald J. Vender, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Chief Medical Officer, Yale Medicine

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Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Jittima Weerachayaphorn, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Jie Yan, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

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Dongke Yu, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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