Dr. Alan Landau, M.D. | Gastro

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Dr Alan Landau, M.D. | Gastro

Physician Phone Numbers

Office 802.864.7483

Dr. Alan Landau, M.D.


Dr. Landau has particular expertise in the management and delivery of outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic Gastroenterology to maximize patient care. 

Dr. Landau graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Chemistry from Brandeis University in Boston. He attained his Medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his Residency In Internal Medicine At St. Elizabeth’s of Boston, Tufts University School of Medicine. He went on to a Fellowship In Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Boston VA Hospital, Boston University School of Medicine where he was named the Chief Fellow. 

Dr. Landau has practiced Gastroenterology in Connecticut for 30 years and was involved in leadership in the Yale New Haven Health System. He has additional training in medical management from the Yale School of Management and participated in the planning and development of outpatient services for his medical group. 


Boston University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1985
Tufts University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Recidency, 1988
Boston University School of Medicine, Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 1990

Hospital Privileges

UVM Medical Center

Common Procedures

Colonoscopy (with biopsy), Colonoscopy (with lesion removal), Diagnostic Colonoscopy, Screening Colonoscopy (no biopsy), Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (with biopsy).

Colorectal cancer screenings improve health by detecting early-stage colorectal cancers and precancerous lesions in people with no prior history of cancer. The object of these procedures is to reduce colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.   Colonoscopies are an effective way to screen for colon cancer because they have high sensitivity for early cancer detection, require only a single-session diagnosis and treatment, and have long intervals between examinations in patients who are over the age of 50.  For patients with symptoms or positive screening tests, a diagnostic colonoscopy is generally the best choice for examination. 

Upper endoscopy is primarily used as a diagnostic tool to permit visual inspection of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestines, which can be viewed by a thin flexible tube inserted through the mouth.  Upper endoscopy can be used to diagnose, and sometimes treat problems associated with acid reflux, difficulty swallowing, ulcers, abnormal growths, obstructions, inflammation, celiac disease and hiatal hernia. Upper endoscopy also includes certain therapeutic procedures such as removal of polyps, which can be cancerous.

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