Areas of interest:
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 and stayed at Cornell-New York Hospital for his residency in Internal Medicine. After completing his residency, he worked as an Emergency Room physician and Clinical Instructor at The New York Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Wolfsohn joined Connecticut Gastroenterology Consultants in 1996 and has an interest in general diseases of the digestive tract, colon cancer prevention, and Barrett’s esophagus for which he performs radiofrequency ablation and also lectures on the topic. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine and has been 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. Dr. Wolfsohn is currently the American College of Gastroenterology Governor for the state of Connecticut and serves on their National Patient Care Committee. He is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows, and undergraduates and is a fellow of Jonathan Edwards college at Yale University. Dr. Wolfsohn has a passion for teaching and received the 2015 Vincent A. Deluca Yale School of Medicine Teaching Award.
Dr. Wolfsohn's interests include skiing, mountaineering and running with his yellow lab, Sadie. An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Wolfsohn also enjoys hiking and kayaking with his two sons.
He and his wife, Elise, enjoy traveling with their children and experiencing different cultures.
Education & Training
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
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2015 recipient for Vincent A. Deluca Yale School of Medicine Teaching Award
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