Joseph A. Cappa, MD

Dr. Joseph Cappa is the chairman of Connecticut GI (CTGI), a practice of 50 physicians and 28 advanced practice providers.  He is the co-medical director of CTGI’s Glastonbury and Bloomfield Endoscopy Centers and the director of the GI Endoscopy Center at Hartford Hospital.  He is also the co-director of the CTGI IBD Center.  Dr. Cappa is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut and site director for their GI Fellowship Program. 

Dr.  Cappa is a graduate of Fordham University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  He did his medical residency at Hartford Hospital. He completed this program as chief medical resident and continued his education as a  GI fellow at the University of Connecticut.   

Dr. Cappa has over 25 years of experience as a gastroenterologist with a special interest in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.   He is a member of AGA, ASGE and a fellow of ACG where he has served two terms as the co-director of the American College of Gastroenterology’s National Practice Management Course.

Dr. Cappa is on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation as well as the Medical Advisory Committee. He is an active participant in CCF’s Team Challenge Fund Raising programs.  He has  completed 10 half marathons on behalf of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.  In 2017 he was named Humanitarian of the year

Dr. Cappa is supported by his wife Karen of 33 years and his 3 children (Kristen, Valerie and Austin). Six months ago his first grandchild Juliette joined the family.