Dr. Nicholas Agresti
M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Nicholas Agresti is a board-certified gastroenterologist. He is trained in liver transplants and manages chronic liver disease. Dr. Agresti treats inflammatory bowel disorders and general gastroenterology disorders such as GERD and Barrett’s esophagus. He earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, and he completed a Hepatology fellowship at Miller School of Medicine Miami, a Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Florida, College of Medicine in Jacksonville, and his residency at Norwalk Hospital Yale University School of Medicine in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Postgraduate Education
June 2008-July 2011
Internal Medicine Residency
Norwalk Hospital Yale University School of Medicine
July 2011-July 2012
Hepatology Fellowship
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
July 2012-July 2013
Hospitalist
Norwalk Hospital Yale University School of Medicine
July 2013-July 2016
Gastroenterology Fellowship
Norwalk Hospital Yale University School of Medicine
Publications

Publications:

  • Agresti N, O’Brien C. NS5A Inhibitors. Current Hepatitis Reports. Aug 2012; 11:181–187. Doi: 10.1007/s11901-012-0138-2
  • Thatishetty AV, Agresti N, O'Brien CB. Chemotherapy-induced hepatotoxicity. Clinics of Liver Disease. 2013 Nov;17(4):671-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cld.2013.07.010.
  • Metwally M, Agresti N, Hale W, Gross S, Wallace M. The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening. World Journal of Gastroenterology. Sep 14; 17(34): 3912–3915. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i34.3912
  • Samuel J, Agresti N, Munoz, J. Gastrointestinal manifestation of Common Variable Immunodeficiency. Endoscopy 2015; 47: E1-E2.
  • Nakshabendi R, Ozdemir K, Agresti N,Berry, A. A Game of Colomonopoly. ACG Case Report J 2016;3(4):e88.

Book Chapter:

  • Agresti, N, O’Brien. Acute Liver Failure. Hospital Physician. Aug 2013;(16):1-16.

Research Experience:

  • January 2006-January 2007: “INSPIRE” Including a New Spiritual/Psychological Initiative in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercises.
  • September 2008. “The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening.”
  • October 2008. “Where are the A and B in Hepatitis C? Evaluating and addressing Hepatitis A and B vaccination, alcohol use and HIV infection rates in Hepatitis C patients in an Internal Medicine Residency Clinic.”
  • October 2008. “Connecticut Hepatitis Vaccination Consortium Quality Improvement Project.”
  • January 2011. Colonoscopy Completion Rates at an Internal Medicine Residency Community Clinic.
  • January 2010. A Comparison of Adenoma Detection Rates Between First and Third Year Gastroenterology Fellows.

Poster Presentations:

  • February 2008: Maryland American College of Physicians. “INSPIRE” Including a New Spiritual/Psychological Initiative in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercises.
  • October 2008: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: A rare and Unusual Complication of Severe Acute Pancreatitis.” Finalist Poster.
  • May 2009: Digestive Disease Week. Chicago, IL. “The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening.”
  • October 2009: American College of Gastroenterology. San Diego, CA. “Scope or Scan a Patient Preference Study, CT Colonography vs. Colonoscopy.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “Cerebral Air Embolism, A Rare Complication of Upper Endoscopy.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “Another Complication of Drug Use, Nitrous Oxide Induced Neuropathy.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “Connecticut Hepatitis Vaccination Consortium Quality Improvement Project.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “Where are the A and B in Hepatitis C? Evaluating and addressing Hepatitis A and B vaccination, alcohol use and HIV infection rates in Hepatitis C patients in an Internal Medicine Residency Clinic.”
  • May 2010: Digestive Disease Week. “Connecticut Quality Improvement Project: Increasing Hepatitis A and B Vaccinations in Patients with Hepatitis C.”
  • May 2010: Digestive Disease Week: “The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening.”
  • May 2012: Digestive Disease Week: “ HAART therapy impact on post-liver transplant patients co-infected with HIV and Hepatitis C”
  • October 2012: American College of Gastroenterology: “Telaprevir induced DRESS syndrome”
  • October 2014: American College of Gastroenterology. “Colonoscopy vs CT Colonography.”
  • May 2015: Digestive Disease Week: Gastrointestinal manifestations of Common Variable Immunodeficiency Syndrome.”
  • October 2015: American College of Gastroenterology. “Prevalence of serrated adenomas in non-Hispanic whites and African Americans undergoing screening colonoscopy.”

Oral Presentation:

  • February 5th 2007: INSPIRE: Including a New Spiritual/Psychological Initiative in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercises. Presented at the Annual Healing Through Medicine Series.
  • June 2009: Norwalk Hospital Research Symposium. “The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. “The Impact of Sedation Choice on Colon Adenoma Detection for Colon Cancer Screening.”
  • October 2009: Connecticut American College of Physicians. Connecticut Hepatitis Vaccination Consortium Quality Improvement Project.”

 

Awards and Honors:

  • Vice President of Alpha Omega Phi Honor Society
  • AMSA Intramural coordinator
  • Lead American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine to their first Inter-island Basketball Championship.
  • Lead Norwalk Hospital to their first Intramural Championship in 2009 and undefeated championship in 2010