Arnold Wald MD, MACGProfessor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
Arnold Wald, MD, MACG is Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health where he is in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He received his training in Gastroenterology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has held faculty positions there and at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center prior to moving to Wisconsin in 2006.
Dr. Wald has performed research on motility disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, as well as biliary pain disorders. However, he has concentrated his efforts on functional disorders of the colon and anorectum, especially constipation, defecation disorders, and fecal incontinence. He has authored or co-authored over 370 published articles, reviews, chapters and abstracts.
He has been designated a Master in the ACG, Fellow of the AGA, and received the AGA/Janssen Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Gastroenterology in 2003.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Development of a Simple, Point-of-Care Device to Test Anorectal Function in Patients With Constipation
- Benign Anorectal Disorders—Part 2: Fecal Incontinence, Chronic Anal Fissures, and Hemorrhoids
- Benign Anorectal Disorders—Part 1: Chronic Constipation, Dyssynergia, and Proctalgia
- MY APPROACH to Treatment for Constipation