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July 1997 – June 1998
Advanced Fellowship in GastroenterologyUniversity of Miami, Miami, FL
July 1995 – June 1997           
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
Duke University, Durham, NC
July 1994 – June 1995           
Chief Medical Resident
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
July 1991 – June 1994           
Internal Medicine Residency Program
University of Connecticut,, Farmington, CT
May 1991                               
M.D., State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
August 1985                          
Certificate in Cytotechnology
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
December 1983                      
B.S. Biology
University of Connecticut

Connecticut Medical License:  #33353
Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT

1994 Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine
1998 Diplomat in Gastroenterology

2000 – Present  Assistant Clinical Instructor in Medicine
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
2000 – Present  Gastroenterologist
Prime Health Care, Avon, CT
1998 – 1999 Gastroenterologist
Luckman and Fiess P.A., Plantation, FL
1996 – 1997
Clinical Instructor for Physician’s Assistant Program
Duke University Medical Center
1994 – 1995 Chief Medical Resident and Clinical Instructor in Medicine, University of Connecticut
1985 – 1987 Cytotechnologist
Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
10/01, 5/02, 3/03, 2/05, 6/05,2/07,
Community lectures
Saint Francis Care
Irritable Bowel Syndome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
11/01, 11/02,
Noon conference for residents
Saint Francis Hospital
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3/97 Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
Duke University Medical Center
Gallbladder Carcinoma
7/96 – 6/97 Monthly Grand Rounds
Cabarrus Memorial Hospital, Concord, NC
Selected Topics in Gastroenterology
4/96 Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
Duke University Medical Center
Esophageal Varices

American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterological Association
American medical Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

Residency:  Philip T. Goldenberg, M.D. Award for Leadership, 1994
Cum Laude Graduate
Special Honors in Pathology, Human Behavior, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ambulatory Care, and Radiology
  Masonic Lodge Scholarship, 1990
  James and Helen Hovorka Scholarship, 1989 and 1990
  William and Raynore Engel Scholarship, 1988, 1989 and 1990
  National Institutes of Health Fellowship, 1988
College: Magna Cum Laude Graduate
Phi Beta Kappa
Dean’s List all semesters


Varadarajulu S, Petruff C. Ramsey WH. Patient preferences for Gender of endoscopists.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 56(2): 170-173, 2002 Aug.
Hurwitz LK, Daniels A. Barkin JS, Petruff C, Gaertner E, Moses F. Preoperative diagnosis of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas by endoscopic pancreatic biopsy.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 53(4):510-513, 2001 Apr.
Amaro R, Petruff CA, Rogers AI. Rectal Dieulafoy’s lesion: report of a case and review of the literature.  Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 42(10):1339-1341, 1999 Oct.
Petruff CA, Rogers, AI. Diagnostic Challenge. Gastroenterology Observer 1998;17:2
Walton CM, Wu GY, Petruff CA, Clark SH, Lichtler AH, Wu CH. A collagen enhancer-promoter construct in transgenic mice is markedly stimulated by ethanol administration. Hepatology.  23(2):310-315, 1996 Feb.

Petruff CA, Onken JE. An unusual presentation of Crohn’s disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1996;91:589. (abstract)

Petruff, CA, Onken, JE. High grade dysplasia/carcinoma-in-situ in a squamous cell papilloma of the esophagus. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1996;91:588. (abstract)

Walton CM, Petruff CA, Wu GY, Wu CH. Collagen gene enhancer fragments in transgenic mice are responsive to ethanol.  Hepatology 1994;20:702. (abstract)

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