Ronald J. Vender, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; CMO, Yale Medical Group

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Yale Medical Group

Yale Medical Group Administration


Ronald J. Vender, MD, is a professor of internal medicine, associate dean for clinical affairs at Yale School of Medicine, and chief medical officer of the Yale Medical Group, one of the country’s largest academic group practices. Dr. Vender is a past president of the American College of Gastroenterology, and served for four years as chairman of the ACG National Affairs Committee. He is a fellow of the ACG, AGA, and ACP. Dr. Vender has received numerous awards for teaching and clinical care, including the William Carey Award from the ACG, the Distinguished Clinician Award from the American Gastroenterologic Association, and the DeLuca Award from the Yale School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, Dr. Vender was chief of gastroenterology at the Hospital of St. Raphael for seventeen years, associate director of the Yale GI Fellowship Program, and co-founder and managing partner of Gastroenterology Center of Connecticut. Dr. Vender received his BA from Harvard College and his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency training and gastroenterology fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1977)
Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1980)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1985)

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Ronald J. Vender, MD
Office Location
Sterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste SHM I-207

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208067
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8067