Physician Profile

Thomas J. Devers, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Site Director, Gastroenterology-Hepatology Fellowship Program

Dr. Devers has been associated with the GI Fellowship Program for 33 years. His initial involvement started as basic research in bilirubin metabolism and bile flow. In the last ten years, his emphasis has been on training first year GI fellows in the techniques to perform high quality endoscopic procedures.

Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 6th Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolSt. Bonaventure UniversityBiological Science
Medical SchoolJefferson Medical CollegeMedicine
InternshipUniversity of Pennsylvania
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineChief Resident of Medicine
FellowshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaNIH Fellow, Gastroenterology
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Outstanding Teacher AwardUniversity of Connecticut Gastroenterology-Hepatology Fellows
FellowAmerican College of Physicians
Clinical Interests:

Markers of quality endoscopy

Research Interests:

Endoscopy, biliary tract disease, solubility of bilirubin in bile

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

A case of primary colonic small-cell carcinoma arising in a patient with long-standing ulcerative colitis. Marchioni Beery, Renée M; Devers, Thomas J; Clement, Jessica M. (2014). Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR, 3-4, (7), 119-22.

HD chromoendoscopy coupled with DNA mass spectrometry profiling identifies somatic mutations in microdissected human proximal aberrant crypt foci. Drew, David A; Devers, Thomas J; O'Brien, Michael J; Horelik, Nicole A; Levine, Joel; Rosenberg, Daniel W. (2014). Molecular cancer research : MCR, 6, (12), 823-9.

Nanoproteomic analysis of extracellular receptor kinase-1/2 post-translational activation in microdissected human hyperplastic colon lesions. Drew, David A; Devers, Thomas; Horelik, Nicole; Yang, Shi; O'Brien, Michael; Wu, Rong; Rosenberg, Daniel W. (2013). Proteomics, 9, (13), 1428-36.

Consultations in Gastroenterology. Devers, TJ. (1995). The treatment of benzoars in snape,

Cystadenomas of the pancreas. Bergmann, L S; Russell, J C; Gladstone, A; Devers, T. (1992). The American surgeon, 1, (58), 65-71.