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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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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