David Assis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Digestive Diseases

HTI

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

David received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College followed by internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he was also Chief Resident. He completed training in gastroenterology and hepatology followed by transplant hepatology fellowships at Yale University.

His clinical and research interests are in autoimmune liver diseases. Specifically, he treats patients with autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis at his liver clinic. He also performs translational and basic research on autoimmune hepatitis using patient biospecimens in addition to work with animal models. He is investigating the link between the pro-inflammatory cytokine macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) and autoimmune hepatitis, and the effect of psychological stress on autoimmune hepatitis.

Education & Training

MD Jefferson Medical College (2005)
BS Messiah College (2001)
Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine
Residency Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Internship Thomas Jefferson University, Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (2014)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (2008)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (2012)

Honors & Recognition

  • 2014 Kushlan Junior Faculty AwardYale Section of Digestive Diseases (2014)

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Contact Info

David Assis, MD
Patient Care Location
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 1A

New Haven, CT 06510
Lab Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S230

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S155A

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale Digestive DiseasesPO Box 208019
New Haven, CT 06520-8019