Dr. David Wolfsohn, MD

Areas of interest:

  • General gastroenterology
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Barrett's esophagus & HALO ablation procedure

David M. Wolfsohn, MD

Dr. Wolfsohn graduated from Brown University magna cum laude and as a member of the Sigma Xi honor society.  He received his medical doctorate from Cornell University Medical College and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Cornell-New York Hospital.   After his residency, he worked as an Emergency Room physician and Clinical Instructor at the New York Hospital.  He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, which included training in advanced procedures.  


Dr. Wolfsohn joined Connecticut Gastroenterology Consultants (CGC) in 1996 and has an interest in general diseases of the digestive tract, colon cancer prevention, and Barrett’s esophagus.  He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine and was the Medical Director at the Yale-Temple Endoscopy Center for more than a decade.  He is a fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).  Dr. Wolfsohn is the former Governor for the ACG for the state of Connecticut. He served on the ACG National Patient Care Committee and currently serves on the Yale-New Haven Hospital Endoscopy Committee. He has been a CGC Executive Committee member for more than twenty years. Dr. Wolfsohn is a Connecticut Magazine Top Doc. 

Dr. Wolfsohn is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows, and undergraduates and is a fellow of Jonathan Edwards College at Yale University. He is a Yale college student advisor.    Dr. Wolfsohn has a passion for teaching and received the Vincent A. DeLuca Yale School of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award in 2015 and 2021. He is working with Dartmouth faculty and teaching gastroenterology and procedural skills in Rwanda.

Dr. Wolfsohn serves on the Science Advisory Board and Board of Directors for pHlip, Inc., a biotechnology company that studies novel therapies to diagnose and treat inflammatory and neoplastic conditions.

Dr. Wolfsohn's interests include skiing, mountaineering and running with his yellow lab, Sadie. An avid outdoors-man, Dr. Wolfsohn also enjoys hiking and kayaking with his two sons.  He is an aspiring guitar player with sub-par skills.  

He and his wife, Elise, enjoy traveling with their children and experiencing different cultures.

Education & Training


Internal Medicine





Magna cum laude, Brown University, Providence, RI, BA



Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, MD


Internship & Residency:

The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center,

Emergency Medicine - New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center



Gastroenterology - University of California, San Diego, CA


Assistant Clinical Professor - Yale University School of Medicine, Former Governor for State of CT, American College of Gastroenterology ACG National Committee for Patient Care Fellow, Jonathan Edwards College  Yale University Freshman Advisor, Yale University, served on national patient care committee

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology



2015 & 2021 recipient for Vincent A. Deluca Yale School of Medicine Teaching Award

2021 Connecticut Magazine’s Top Doctors

Professional Affiliations:

Fellow American Gastroenterology Association; American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; American College of Physicians; American Federation of Clinical Research; Fellow Jonathan Edwards College of Yale University