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Yaphet Tilahun, MD

Surgeon

Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

Yaphet Tilahun, MD, is an Ivy League-educated physician who completed his advanced sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery at Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School in Providence, RI. Prior to that time, he was chief resident in general surgery at Florida Hospital in Orlando, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. He earned his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts (UM) Medical School in Worcester. He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology from UM Amherst, and he is a published researcher who holds certification in minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgery.
 

Specialties:

  • Anorectal disease
  • Colorectal disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Fecal incontinence and constipation
  • Pelvic floor disease
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Screening and therapeutic colonoscopy
  • Transanal minimally invasive surgery
     
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Education

Fellowship

Colorectal Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
 

Residency

Chief Resident, General Surgery, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL
 

Medical Degree

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
 

Master of Science

Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA