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Yale Digestive Disorders
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510
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Wajahat Mehal, PhD, MD, BA

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Obesity Medicine
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
Yes
Referral required
From patients or physicians

Biography

Wajahat Mehal MD, DPhil, is Professor of Medicine in Digestive Diseases, and Director of the Yale Fatty Liver Disease Program and the Yale Metabolic Health and Weight Loss Program.

He cares for patients with all liver diseases in the outpatient and inpatient setting, and particularly focuses on the areas of non-alcoholic and alcoholic fatty liver disease. He is also trained in obesity medicine and endobariatrics, managing patients by providing the full range of weight loss interventions, which include nutrition, medications, meal replacement, endobariatrics, and referrals to bariatric surgery.

In addition, he has an active NIH-funded translational research program in the areas of inflammation and fibrosis.

Titles

  • Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
  • Director of Yale Weight Loss Program
  • Director of Yale Fatty Liver Disease Program

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2001)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1996)
  • PhD
    University of Oxford (1993)
  • MD
    University of Oxford (1990)
  • BA
    University of Oxford (1986)

Additional Information

Biography

Wajahat Mehal MD, DPhil, is Professor of Medicine in Digestive Diseases, and Director of the Yale Fatty Liver Disease Program and the Yale Metabolic Health and Weight Loss Program.

He cares for patients with all liver diseases in the outpatient and inpatient setting, and particularly focuses on the areas of non-alcoholic and alcoholic fatty liver disease. He is also trained in obesity medicine and endobariatrics, managing patients by providing the full range of weight loss interventions, which include nutrition, medications, meal replacement, endobariatrics, and referrals to bariatric surgery.

In addition, he has an active NIH-funded translational research program in the areas of inflammation and fibrosis.

Titles

  • Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
  • Director of Yale Weight Loss Program
  • Director of Yale Fatty Liver Disease Program

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2001)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1996)
  • PhD
    University of Oxford (1993)
  • MD
    University of Oxford (1990)
  • BA
    University of Oxford (1986)

Additional Information

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Yale Digestive Disorders
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510
1 of 2