Capital Digestive Physician Bruce Waldholtz,MD

Bruce Waldholtz,MD

Biography

Dr. Bruce Waldholtz is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist. He has been practicing in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia since 1988. He has particular interest in the following conditions:  

  • Hereditary polyps 
  • Colon cancer syndromes 
  • Hiatal hernias 
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 

  

After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Waldholtz attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed residency training at Francis Scott Key Medical Center in Baltimore and a fellowship in gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  

A decades long volunteer with the American Cancer Society (ACS), he is the past chair of the ACS’s South Atlantic Division and currently serves on the national board of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. He also currently serves on the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Council.  

He is a 2022 recipient of the ACS’s National Media Advocacy Award and has represented the ACS locally, regionally, and nationally in advocacy, healthcare disparities collaboration, fundraising, and screening efforts. He is the recipient of a number of American Cancer Society National Awards, including the 2012 Partner in Hope Award for Excellence in Cancer Prevention Study 3, the St. George Award for national service and leadership in 2014, and the ACS National Volunteer of the Year Award in 2020. He was also honored with the 2013 Health Care Heroes Award of Hampton Roads award. 

He is an associate professor of clinical internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), where he has served as preceptor for students and residents since 1988. He currently serves as rector of the EVMS Board of Visitors. 

Languages:

  • English

Office Locations

Special Areas of Interest

  • Hereditary polyps 
  • Colon cancer syndromes 
  • Hiatal hernias 
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 

    Education/Training

    Education/Training

    Medical Education 

    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine / Pittsburgh, PA / Doctor of Medicine 

    Residency 

    • Francis Scott Key Medical Center / Baltimore, MD 

    Fellowship 

    • Gastroenterology / Johns Hopkins Hospital / Baltimore, MD 

    Undergraduate Education 

    • University of Pittsburgh / Pittsburgh, PA 

    Certifications

    • Internal Medicine

      American Board of Internal Medicine
    • Gastroenterology

      American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine