Stephanie G. WoodM.D., FACS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Stomach Cancers

I see patients at


Dr. Wood is a general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the esophagus, stomach and gastrointestinal tract. She also performs bariatric surgery, groin hernia repair, and robotic surgery. She prides herself on caring for her patients from start to finish, providing in-depth care for the best possible surgical outcome.

Dr. Wood has a strong interest in clinical outcomes and database research. These research interests are important to improve outcomes for patients.


  • B.Sc., 2003, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • M.B.Ch.B., 2008, University College Cork
  • M.H.S., 2012, Yale School of Medicine
  • Internship:

    • Medicine/Surgery internship, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 2008-2009
    • General Surgery Internship, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 2009-2010
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 2010-2016
  • Fellowship:

    • Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2016-2017
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, 2016
    • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery certification, 2017
    • Robotic daVinci Surgery Certification, 2016


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Yale Surgical Society
  • Association for Academic Surgery (AAS)
  • American Foregut Society
  • International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Pacific coast surgical association
  • North Pacific Surgical Association
  • Mackenzie Surgical Society
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Patient ratings

4.6 out of 5 (294 Ratings, 102 Comments)

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