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Jill Deutsch, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Director, Yale Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Program, Internal Medicine; Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Digestive Diseases; Medical Director, GI Motility Laboratory, Digestive Diseases

Contact Information

Jill Deutsch, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases, P.O. Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States



Jill joined the Division of Digestive Diseases at Yale University as an Assistant Professor after completing her fellowship here at Yale. She will serve as the director of the Yale Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Program. She graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident.

Dr. Deutsch has an interest in functional gastrointestinal disorders and complementary and alternative medicine in gastroenterology, both topics on which she recently authored book chapters. She additionally has a passion for education and was awarded a grant from the American Gastroenterological Society in 2018 to build a Neurogastroenterology Motility Curriculum for GI fellows in training. To build on her background in education, she will serve as the associate program director for the fellowship in digestive diseases. Dr. Deutsch also serves as an associate editor for the Fellows and Young GI Section of Digestive Diseases & Sciences.

Jill is a certified yoga instructor and developed a curriculum to foster resident wellbeing, a topic which she is passionate about and has woven throughout her clinical practice culminating in to her position as the director of wellness for the Division of Digestive Diseases.

Education & Training

  • MA
    University Of New Haven, Community Psychology, Community Clinical Services (2022)
  • Chief Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2020)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2020)
  • Residency
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (2016)
  • Chief Resident
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (2016)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Kushlan Award for Excellence in Clinical CareDigestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine2020

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