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Ariel Jaffe, MD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Ariel Jaffe, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States



Ariel Jaffe, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Section of Digestive Diseases, is a board certified internist and gastroenterologist with advanced training in transplant hepatology and in the diagnosis and management of patients with liver cancer. Dr. Jaffe cares for patients as part of both the Smilow Liver Cancer Program and the Liver Transplant Program. She received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed her residency training at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center before completing her training in Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology and Post-Doctoral Research on hepatocellular carcinoma at Yale University.

As part of the Transplant Program and the Smilow Liver Cancer Program, Dr. Jaffe cares for patients in New Haven, at the Smilow Care Center in Waterford, CT, and in the transplant clinic in Stamford, CT. Her current research is focused on streamlining clinical care, understanding the effects of various medical conditions on disease course and prognosis and improving outcomes in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, in particular patients with metabolic-associated liver disease. She has received both the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award and the David Hull, MD and John Polio, MD Travel Award from the American Liver Foundation and has authored original manuscripts and reviews.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    New York Columbia Presbyterian (2017)
  • MD
    Eastern Virginia Medical School (2014)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship AwardAmerican Liver Foundation2019
David Hull, MD and John Polio, MD Travel AwardAmerican Liver Foundation2018
Advanced Hepatology Educational SummitThe Chronic Liver Disease Foundation2018
Mason C. Andrews AwardEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2014
Association of Pathology Charis Honor SocietyEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2014
Pharmacology AwardEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2014
Internal Medicine AwardEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2014
Faulconer Award FinalistEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2012
University HonorsEastern Virginia Medical School, Norkfolk, VA2010
Dean’s ListEastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA2008

Departments & Organizations