Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Barrett's esophagus
  2. Esophageal cancer
  1. Cryotherapy
  2. Endoscopic procedures
  3. Endovenous thermal ablation
  4. Photodynamic therapy
  • Advanced endoscopic imaging for detection of Barrett's disease, dysplasia and esophageal cancer
  • Endoscopic therapy for Barrett's disease, including radiofrequency ablation, photodynamic therapy and cryotherapy
  1. 1993
    Fellow - GastroenterologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1990
    Resident - Internal MedicineVirginia Mason Medical Center
  3. 1987
    MDLoma Linda University School of Medicine
  4. 1983
    BS - Biochemistry and Social StudiesPacific Union College

Certifications

  1. 1993
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Distinguished Service AwardFlorida Gastroenterologic Society
  2. 2014
    Jack A. Vennes, MD and Stephen E. Silvis, MD Lecture Invitation, Presidential Plenary AwardASGE/AGA
  3. 2010
    Northeast Florida Health Care HeroThe Jacksonville Business Journal (jacksonville.bizjournals.com)
  4. 2008
    Outstanding Teacher of the Year for the Gastroenterology FellowshipC. Richard Fleming Award
  5. 2007
    Circle of Light SocietyAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  6. 2006
    Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2002
    Center of Excellence for Photodynamic TherapyAwarding Organization
  8. 1998
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  9. 1987
    Alpha Omega AlphaLoma Linda University
  10. 1983
    Honors and Academic DistinctionPacific Union College

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Executive MemberEsophageal/Gastric Cancer Disease Group
  2. 2013 - 2015
    MemberProject C Steering Group
  3. 2013 - present
    ChairAmerican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  4. 2012 - present
    Member of Task TeamMayo Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberGastroenterology Supplies and Technology Team (GISTT), Gastroenterology Nursing Specialty Council, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  6. 2012 - present
    Board MemberFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  7. 2011 - present
    Chair and CoordinatorMucosal Imaging and Ablation Research Group, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2011 - present
    Board MemberPanAmerican Photodynamic Association
  9. 2010 - 2014
    ChairEndoscopy Committee, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2010 - 2011
    Vice ChairOutcomes Section, Scientific Program Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  11. 2009 - 2015
    ChairResearch Committee, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2009
    ChairCross-Sectional Imaging including Virtual Colonography, Abstract Review Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  13. 2009
    ChairNatural Orifice Trans-Luminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), Abstract Review Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  14. 2009 - present
    FellowAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  15. 2008 - 2012
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2008 - 2012
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  17. 2008 - 2012
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  18. 2008 - 2010
    MemberNominating Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  19. 2008 - 2010
    MemberCME Executive Board, OESO, International
  20. 2008 - 2010
    MemberExecutive Board, OESO, USA
  21. 2008 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2008 - 2009
    TreasurerFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  23. 2008 - 2009
    President-ElectFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  24. 2008 - 2009
    MemberDiversity Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  25. 2008 - 2009
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  26. 2007 - present
    Board MemberInternational Photodynamic Association
  27. 2006 - 2009
    WebmasterFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  28. 2006 - 2007
    SecretaryFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  29. 2006
    Abstract ReviewerDigestive Disease Week 2007, American Gastroenterological Association
  30. 2005 - 2008
    ChairSpecial Interest Group (SIG)-Endoluminal Therapy for Esophageal Disease (ETED), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  31. 2005 - 2007
    MemberEsophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett's Esophagus Registry
  32. 2005 - 2007
    MemberSteering Committee, Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett's Esophagus Registry
  33. 2005 - 2006
    ChairUpper Gut Disease Section Scientific Review Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  34. 2005
    FounderSpecial Interest Group (SIG)-Endoluminal Therapy for Esophageal Disease (ETED), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  35. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  36. 2005 - present
    MemberSpecial Interest Group (SIG)-Endoluminal Therapy for Esophageal Disease (ETED), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  37. 2004 - 2005
    Vice ChairUpper Gut Disease Section Scientific Review Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  38. 2002 - 2006
    MemberCentral Appointment Office, Medical Liason, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  39. 2002 - 2006
    MemberUpper Gut Disease Section Scientific Review Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  40. 2001 - 2003
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  41. 2000 - 2007
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  42. 2000 - 2006
    MemberScientific Review Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  43. 1999 - 2003
    Co-ChairLaser Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  44. 1997 - 2004
    MemberFinance and Budget Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  45. 1995 - 1998
    MemberRevenue Systems Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  46. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  47. 1995 - present
    MemberJacksonville Gut Club
  48. 1993 - 1995
    MemberBudget & Revenue Committee, Virginia Mason Medical Center
  49. 1993 - present
    MemberInternational Photodynamic Association
  50. 1990 - 2003
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  51. 1990
    Nominated and Elected MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  52. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
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