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Dhanpat Jain MD

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Director, Program in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology; Director, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

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Dhanpat Jain, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Pathology

    310 Cedar Street, PO Box 208023

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8023

    United States

Dhanpat Jain
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Biography

Dr. Dhanpat Jain is a Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine (section of Digestive Diseases). He is also the director of the program in gastrointestinal pathology at Yale. Dr. Jain graduated from Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India and received his M.B.B.S degree in 1986. He subsequently received his M.D. Pathology degree from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India in 1991. He moved to the U.S. in 1995 and completed his Anatomic Pathology residency and Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine, and subsequently continued as a faculty there.

Dr. Jain is a nationally and internationally recognized gastrointestinal pathologist known for his diagnostic skills, research and teaching. He has more than 100 publications, many book chapters, books and reviews, all of which are largely in the field of gastrointestinal and liver pathology. He has delivered many lectures and participated in many courses at the national and international level. He is on the editorial board of several high impact journals in the field of gastrointestinal and liver disorders. His area of expertise is motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, for which he gets cases in consultation from across the globe. Dr. Jain is an accomplished teacher and has received many awards. He has continuously been nominated for “Best Doctors in America” for many years.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Mysore Medical College (1986)
  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Senior Resident
    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
  • Resident
    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Averill A. Liebow AwardDepartment of Pathology2014
Howard Spiro AwardSection of Digestive Diseases2003
Averill A. Liebow AwardDepartment of Pathology2000

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