Contributing Experts

November 3, 2011

Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.

Dr. Wolfsen is a professor of medicine at the Mayo Medical School and Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Wolfsen's research has focused on the diagnosis and endoscopic treatment of Barrett's disease and early esophageal cancer.

This includes the development and optimized utilization of diagnostic endoscopic techniques such as confocal laser endomicroscopy and spectroscopy (fluorescent, light scattering and diffuse reflectance), as well as endoscopic resection and ablation using modalities such as photodynamic therapy, carbon dioxide and liquid nitrogen cryotherapy, and radiofrequency ablation.

Dr. Wolfsen attended medical school in California at Loma Linda University, internal medicine training in Seattle at the Virginia Mason Medical Center (with Richard A. Kozarek, MD), and gastroenterology fellowship at Mayo Clinic (with Kenneth K. Wang, MD).

Last Updated: May 30, 2013