We are pleased to announce Ariel Jaffe, MD, as Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases). Dr. Jaffe is boardcertified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and has advanced training in transplant hepatology and in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with liver cancer. She cares for patients with liver disease as part of both the Smilow Cancer Hospital Liver Cancer Program and the Yale New Haven Hospital 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 Smilow Liver Cancer Program, Dr. Jaffe sees patients in North Haven and at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Waterford, 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