Francis W. Chan, MD

Dr. Chan practices in our Hamden and Guilford Offices. He is affiliated with Endoscopy Center of Connecticut, Yale New Haven Hospital (Yale & St. Raphael Campus) as well as Bridgeport Hospital - Milford Campus.


  • Practices in Guilford
  • Practices in Hamden


  • Reflux / Barret's Esophagus /GERD
  • Celiac Disease
  • Crohn's and Colitis
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diseases of a Small Bowel
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Capsule Endoscopy *
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Liver Disorders/Hepatitis *

*special interest

Dr. Chan is a native of Los Altos, California and attended Brown University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He then moved to New York where he received his MD from Columbia University and its College of Physicians and Surgeons. From there, he moved to Connecticut where he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and the Yale University School of Medicine. After completing his residency, he was selected to spend one year as a Chief Resident before joining the Yale University School of Medicine’s Department of Digestive Diseases where he completed his fellowship.

Dr. Chan joined GCC in 2010 and his special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hepatology and general gastrointestinal diseases.


  • Doctor of Medicine, 2003, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1998, Brown University


  • Board Certified Gastroenterology, 2010
  • Board Certified Internal Medicine, 2007


  • Clinical Fellowship, 2007-2010, Department of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, 2006-2007, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 2003-2006, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital


  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy