DR. JOSEPH FIORITO received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Columbia University and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center, where he remained as an academic gastroenterologist as well as director of the fellowship program at North Central Bronx Hospital. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and gastroenterology, he is currently chief of the division of gastroenterology at Danbury Hospital. Since coming to Danbury Hospital 20 years ago, Dr. Fiorito has built a comprehensive regional gastroenterology service that includes all aspects of gastroenterologic care, from a focus on colorectal cancer screening to utilizing the most advanced technology for gastrointestinal malignancies and hepatobiliary disease. He also pioneered the use of hydrotherapy as a bowel preparation method for colonoscopy in select patients. “We pride ourselves on delivering the highest-quality care in a patient-centered environment,” he says.
Organizations: American Medical Association, American Gastrointestinal Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastrointestinal Association, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
Medical School: Columbia University School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliations: Danbury Hospital
Practice: Western Connecticut Medical Group, Gastroenterology