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Deborah 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

Contact Information

Deborah Proctor, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Digestive Diseases

    40 Temple Street, Suite 1A

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Deborah Proctor
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Appointments

Biography

I. I am the Medical Director for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program at Yale University. I treat patients in three locations - Temple Medical Building, Yale Health, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program is a multi-disciplinary program with medical, surgical, pediatric, pathology, and radiology specialists all participating in the care of our patients. Our program offers specialized nursing care and education with a nurse practitioner who specializes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease as well as an ostomy nurse who specializes in ostomy and wound care. Patients are self-referred as well as referred from other physicians. To schedule an appointment, please call 203-785-4138 (Temple Medical Building) or 203-432-0335 (Yale Health).


In addition to multi-disciplinary patient care, our program offers opportunities for patients to participate in research studies that evaluate mood disorders in IBD; treatment choices in IBD; and participation in multi-center new drug treatment protocols.

II. I am the gastroenterologist for the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center at Yale . I evaluate and treat patients with HHT who have gastrointestinal bleeding and other gastrointestinal related problems. To schedule an appointment, please call Katharine Henderson at 203-737-5395.

III. International work -

1. I am the Site Director for the Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program's Cali, Colombia site. This program places our Yale residents at several international medical sites, including the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Columbia for international medical experiences.

http://globalhealthscholar.yale.edu/index.aspx

2. I am on the Board of Directors for Honduras Children's Project, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing for the education of the children at Copprome Orphanage in El Progreso, Honduras.

www.honduraschildrensproject.org

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Cincinnati (1982)
  • BS
    University of Toledo (1978)
  • Fellowship
    Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Intern & Resident
    Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1993, recertified: 2013)

Activities

  • IBD Update from DDW 2014
    United States 2014
  • Faculty, How to Use Case-Based Presentations in Your Teaching: A Faculty Development Workshop for Clinical Educators
    Chicago, United States 2014
  • Specialized Training: How to Incorporate Niche Topics in Your Training Program. Adapting GI Fellowship Programs to a Changing Landscape
    Orlando, United States 2013
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Colombia 2012
  • Site Director for the Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program's Cali, Colombia site
    Cali, Colombia 2012
    http://globalhealthscholar.yale.edu/index.aspx
  • Member Board of Directors for Honduras Children's Project
    El Progreso, Honduras 2011
    I am on the Board of Directors for Honduras Children's Project, a non-profit organization that provides for the education of the children at Copprome Orphanage in El Progreso, Honduras. I travel to Honduras 2-4 times per year. www.honduraschildrensproject.org
  • Medical volunteer
    El Progreso, Honduras 2005
    Annual medical missionary work in El Progreso, Honduras

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Doctors in America 2015-2016Best Doctors in America 2015-20162016
Best Gastroenterologist in New Haven County, New Haven Living MagazineNew Haven Living Magazine2016
Best Doctors in America 2014Best Doctors in America2014
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2014Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors2014
Best Gastroenterologist in New Haven County 2014New Haven Living Magazine2014
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2014Castle Connolly Top Doctors2014
Howard M. Spiro Digestive Diseases Fellowship Teaching AwardGastroenterology Fellows, Section of Digestive Diseases2013
Best Doctors of AmericaBest Doctors of America2013
The Angel Among Us AwardMiddletown Elks, Middletown, CT2012
Inducted into the Academy of EducatorsAmerican Gastroenterological Association Institute (AGA-I)2012
Best Doctors of AmericaBest Doctors of America2012
Best Doctors, 2011-2012US News and World Report2012
America’s Top Doctors 2012Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors2012
Best Doctors of AmericaBest Doctors of America2011
New York Metro Area 2011Castle Connolly Top Doctors2011
Best Doctors of AmericaBest Doctors of America2010
New York Metro Area 2010Castle Connolly Top Doctors2010
Best Doctors of AmericaBest Doctors of America2009
Fellow in the American Gastroenterological AssociationAGA2007
Fellow in the American College of GastroenterologyACG2001
Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine1982

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Connecticut State Science Olympiad 2014Connecticut State Science Olympiad 2014. Director, Anatomy and Physiology Event.2014
Town of DurhamMember, Durham Ethics Commission. Town of Durham, CT2013 - 2015
Connecticut State Science Olympiad 2013Connecticut State Science Olympiad 2013, Director Anatomy and Physiology Event2013
Honduras Children's ProjectMember Board of Directors and Treasurer, Honduras Children's Project2011 - 2020
Yale University Medical SchoolProgress Committee2001 - 2020
American Gastroenterological AssociationAmerican Gastroenterological Association Committees1998 - 2015

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