Simona Jakab, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Hepatology: Viral Hepatitis Program; Metabolic Health & Weight Loss Program

Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Jakab is a graduate of the Timisoara University of Medicine in Romania. Her internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as her gastroenterology fellowship training were completed at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT, programs affiliated with Yale University. She did elective rotations at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, and the Department of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Lahey Clinic. She received advanced training in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Jefferson Medical College.

Education & Training

MD Timisoara University of Medicine and Pharmacy (1998)
Fellow Norwalk Hospital/Yale University
Fellow Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Intern/Resident Norwalk Hospital/Yale University
Resident Timisoara University of Medicine & Pharmacy
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (2009)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Edwin C. Cadman AwardYale University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency Program (2014)

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Contact Info

Simona Jakab, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Digestive DiseasesTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 1A

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale-New Haven Transplant CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Digestive DiseasesYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Digestive DiseasesPO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056