Dr. Tom Imperiale’s research interests broadly involve technology assessment of diagnostics and therapeutics for digestive and liver diseases. His primary specific research area involves screening and surveillance for colorectal cancer, and includes tailoring screening and surveillance based on individual patient risk.

Research: Technology assessment for digestive diseases, Colorectal cancer screening, Use of clinical prediction rules in clinical decision making

Clinical Interests:

  • General gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Colorectal cancer screening

Dr. Imperiale's research interests include: Screening and surveillance of colorectal neoplasia. Tailoring of colorectal cancer screening and surveillance based on individual patient risk. Understanding test characteristics of non-invasive colorectal cancer screening tests. Technology assessment for digestive diseases

Oncology, Gastroenterology
MD, New York University, 1981
BD, City College of New York, The City University of New York, Biological Sciences, 1979
liver disorders epidemiology gastroenterology hematology internal medicine

Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hugh R. Butt, MD Award for Excellence in Clinical Research in Hepatology (Clinical research in Hepatology), American Gastroenterological Association, 2000

Auxiliary Award, American College of Gastroenterology, 1998

Clinical Scholars Program (Clinical Epidemiology / Clinical research design), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Yale University), 1985-1987

American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Federation for Medical Research
American Gastroenterological Association
Society for Medical Decision Making
Society of General Internal Medicine