Dr. Negbenebor is a board certified gastroenterologist with a special interest in hepatology, diseases of pregnancy, reflux disease, cancer screening and treatment of obesity. She approaches each patient with compassion and a holistic approach addressing both the mind and body connection. This approach has garnered her the William Grace award, the Joseph Rongetti award in hepatitis research, as well as Castle Connolly Best Doctors. She has published research in the leading gastrointestinal journal, lectured at GI society meetings, and lectures locally on various topics.

Undergraduate: Brandeis University
Medical School: State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse
Internship: New York Medical Center, Queens, NY
Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, NY
Fellowship: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, NY

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Stamford Hospital
Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hepatology Clinic Director, Stamford Hospital, 2013-2022

Barrx Halo Ablation – for treatment of Barretts Esophagus
Solesta injection – for treatment of anal incontinence
CRH O’Regan rubber band ligation – for treatment of hemorrhoids

Organization Memberships
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association

Research and Presentations

  • Phase 4 study of adefovir dipivoxil in normal ALT and high viral load patients, Principal Investigator, 2004 – 2008
  • Enteryx Post Market Study funded by Boston Scientific, Sub Investigator, 2003 – 2005
  • Negbenebor, D.S., Roslin, M.S., Gualtieri, N.G., Cacciarelli, A.G., Haddad, T.K., Starpoli, A.S., “Endoscopic Assessment of Gastrojejunostomy Size in Post Gastric Bypass Recidivism”, Abstract and Oral Presentation, American College of Gastroenterology 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2004
  • Presented final data on a clinical study of modifications to Fleet Phospho-soda preparation, American College of Gastroenterology 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2004
  • Starpoli, A., Negbenebor, D., Roslin, M., Haddad, T., Gualtieri, N., Birketvedt, G., “Prospective Feasibility Study of Gastrojejunostomy Anastomotic Size Reduction by Endoluminal Gastroplication in patients with Post Gastric Bypass Recidivism”, Abstract and Poster Presentation, Digestive Disease Week and the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association, 2005
  • Merritt, L., Negbenebor, D., Hohmann, K., Hines, W., "Unique Treatment of Hepatitis C, Genotype-2 Regimen in Patient With Severe Renal Insufficiency", American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2015 - Volume 110 - Issue - p S376-S377
  • Bub, Andreas MD, Oliviera, Leonardo MD; Negbenebor, Darlene MD; Mayer, Fern MD; Volpicelli, Elgida R. MD, “Sweet Syndrome: Painful Dermatologic Lesions as a Rare Manifestation of IBD”, The American Journal of Gastroenterology 116, S1015, October 2021.