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David J. Desilets, MD, PhD

Dr. David DesiletsDepartment of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Washington, DC
    • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    • Residency, Internal Medicine
  • Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
    Fellowship, Interventional Endoscopy
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
    M.D.

Scholarly Foci

  • General gastroenterology with emphasis on interventional endoscopy and pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound and gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Clinical teaching of medical students, residents and fellows
  • Manuscript reviewer for gastrointestinal endoscopy

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Desilet’s publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Teacher of the Year, Baystate Medical Center Department of Medicine (2001, 2004, 2005)
  • Nonsurgical Faculty Teacher of the Year, Baystate Medical Center Department of Surgery (2001, 2002)
  • Best Original Research Presentation by Gastroenterology Fellow in Training in New England, New England Endoscopy Society (2000)
  • Senior Fellow Award for Outstanding Abstract by Gastroenterology Fellow in Training, Astra Merck (1997)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-3570
david.desilets@baystatehealth.org