Scott Yagel is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist. He seeks to provide excellent and compassionate care for every patient because he views each of them as an individual of great worth. He has particular interest in the following conditions and procedures:
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Esophageal disorders
- Bravo procedure
- Therapeutic ERCP
- Colon cancer screening
He earned his undergraduate degree from Penn State University and his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency training at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego.
Dr. Yagel served in the medical corps of the United States Navy for 20 years and finished his Navy career as the head of gastroenterology and endoscopy at the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA. He has led or participated in over 15 medical missions trips to the West African countries of Togo, Senegal, and Mali, as well as trips to Kenya, Haiti, Peru, and Greece. Dr. Yagel is an assistant professor of clinical internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
When he is not at work, Dr. Yagel is active in leadership with his local church. He enjoys spending time with his family and participating in outdoor activities such as SCUBA diving, skiing, hiking, and golf. He has been married to his wife, Lynne, for more than 35 years and has two sons and two grandsons.