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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Wald's practice focuses on the care of patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal system and liver.



Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map
Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Internship Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Medical School State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Wald is interested in studying colonic and ano-rectal disorders, including constipation and incontinence.


Read Dr. Wald's articles on PubMed

PubMed Articles
Massey BT Wald A Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Syndrome: A Guide for the Appropriate Use of Breath Testing. Dig Dis Sci . 2020 Oct 10;
[PubMed ID: 33037967]
Wald A Diabetic Diarrhea: Comments on Workup of SIBO and Microscopic Colitis. Dig Dis Sci . 2020 Jun;65(6):1869-1870
[PubMed ID: 32285319]
Caldera F Hillman L Saha S Wald A Grimes I Zhang Y Sharpe AR Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Immunogenicity of High Dose Influenza Vaccine for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Anti-TNF Monotherapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Inflamm Bowel Dis . 2020 Mar 4;26(4):593-602
[PubMed ID: 31504526]
Wald A Update on the Management of Constipation. JAMA . 2019 Nov 4;
[PubMed ID: 31682683]
Bharucha AE Wald A Chronic Constipation. Mayo Clin Proc . 2019 Nov;94(11):2340-2357
[PubMed ID: 31054770]
Caldera F Misch EA Saha S Wald A Zhang Y Hubers J Megna B Ley D Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Immunosuppression Does Not Affect Antibody Concentrations to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci . 2019 Jan;64(1):189-195
[PubMed ID: 30317494]
Kim NY Kim DH Pickhardt PJ Carchman EH Wald A Robbins JB Defecography: An Overview of Technique, Interpretation, and Impact on Patient Care. Gastroenterol Clin North Am . 2018 Sep;47(3):553-568
[PubMed ID: 30115437]
Caldera F Saha S Wald A Garmoe CA McCrone S Megna B Ley D Reichelderfer M Hayney MS Lower Sustained Diphtheria and Pertussis Antibody Concentrations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Dig Dis Sci . 2018 Jun;63(6):1532-1540
[PubMed ID: 29594970]
Wald A Bile Acids and Bowel Function: Do They Play a Role in Constipation-Associated Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2018 Apr;16(4):486-487
[PubMed ID: 29155167]
Wald A Diagnosis and Management of Fecal Incontinence. Curr Gastroenterol Rep . 2018 Mar 26;20(3):9
[PubMed ID: 29582182]
Megna B Saha S Wald A Agni R Matkowskyj KA Caldera F Symptomatic Microscopic Colitis Atop Quiescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case Series. ACG Case Rep J . 2017;4:e124
[PubMed ID: 29299484]
Caldera F Saha S Wald A Cooley DM Zhao YQ Li Z Bartels CM Comparing guideline-based care quality for inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis patients within a medical home. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2016 Jun;10(6):759-66
[PubMed ID: 27029237]
Wald A Update on the Management of Fecal Incontinence for the Gastroenterologist. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) . 2016 Mar;12(3):155-64
[PubMed ID: 27231444]
Wald A Constipation: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. JAMA . 2016 Jan 12;315(2):185-91
[PubMed ID: 26757467]
Orenstein SR Wald A Pediatric Rectal Exam: Why, When, and How. Curr Gastroenterol Rep . 2016 Jan;18(1):4
[PubMed ID: 26739462]
Tack J Wald A Gastroparesis: Time for a Reappraisal? Gastroenterology . 2015 Dec;149(7):1666-9
[PubMed ID: 26505820]
Schüssler-Fiorenza Rose SM Gangnon RE Chewning B Wald A Increasing Discussion Rates of Incontinence in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Womens Health (Larchmt) . 2015 Nov;24(11):940-9
[PubMed ID: 26555779]
Wald A Poor quality evidence to support the use of biofeedback for the treatment of functional constipation in adults. Evid Based Nurs . 2015 Apr;18(2):55
[PubMed ID: 25097235]
Wald A Reply: To PMID 24534548. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2015 Jan;13(1):208-9
[PubMed ID: 25445771]
Wald A Constipation: pathophysiology and management. Curr Opin Gastroenterol . 2015 Jan;31(1):45-9
[PubMed ID: 25394234]