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

Research Interests

Colitis, Ulcerative; Crohn Disease; Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; Ileitis; Rectal Fistula; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Public Health Interests

Global Health

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Research Summary

Our IBD Program group does clinical research with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients including evaluating and treating depression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and setting up databases to correlate genotype with phenotypic expression. We participate in several international multi-center trials for different medications and databases.

Our HHT group does clinical research in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) who also have gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.

Extensive Research Description

Inflammatory bowel disease - our IBD Program group does clinical research with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients including evaluating and treating depression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and setting up databases to correlate genotype with phenotypic expression. We participate in several international multi-center trials for different medications and databases.

HHT - Along with other members of our HHT Center, our group does clinical research in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) who also have gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.

GI Match - Collaborating with other colleagues, we have done research on the GI fellowship match.

1. Treating depression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

2. Multi-center trials for new drugs in inflammatory bowel disease

3. Correlation of genotype with phenotypic expression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

4. Global health training attitudes in trainees

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Deborah Denise Proctor, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Digestive DiseasesTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 1A

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Health Center
55 Lock Street

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
40 Temple Street
Suite 1A

New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae