James P. Gadzik, M.D.

Dr. Gadzik is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Yale University with honors in Biology. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, he completed his surgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his Chief Residency at Pennsylvania Hospital.

He completed advanced training in Vascular Surgery in the University of Pennsylvania Surgical Graduate Program.

He is senior partner at Surgical Associates of Westport founded in 1960. After joining Surgical Associates in 1983, he was named to the faculty as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery in the Yale School of Medicine/Norwalk Hospital PA Surgical Residency.
He is senior General Surgeon at Norwalk Hospital. A member of many prestigious medical organizations, Dr. Gadzik is also an instructor for the American College of Surgeons Advanced Trauma Life Support Program lecturing at New York Medical College.

Dr Gadzik has presented original surgical research to the Surgical Forum of the American College of Surgeons and is one of a few surgeons in the United States who has been certified as a Diplomat in Surgery four times.

Dr Gadzik trained at the University of Pennsylvania in a broad range of general surgical disciplines, his current clinical interests include hernia repair, abdominal/gallbladder surgery, and trauma/acute care surgery.

Curriculum Vitae


Business Address:

  • February 24, 1950
  • 148 East Avenue, Suite 3A, Norwalk, CT 06851

  • Yale University of New Haven Connecticut
    • B.S. 1972, Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors in Biology
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • M.D., June, 1976

  • General Surgery: July 1976- June 1977
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania;
    • 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • General Surgery: July 1977- June 1981,
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • June 1980- January 1981
    • Dr. Barker: Transplantation Laborator, University of Pennsylvania,
    • "The role of an interferon inducer in the prevention of viral-induced murine diabetes." Paper presented at Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, October 1981

  • General Surgery: June 1981- July 1982
    • Pennsylvania Hospital (teaching affiliate of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)
  • Chief Resident: June 1982- July 1983
    • Pennsylvania Hospital

  • State of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • State of Connecticut, 1983

Professional Societies:
  • American Medical Association
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Fairfield County Medical Association
  • Norwalk Medical Association

Staff Appointments:
  • Senior Attending, Department of Surgery, Norwalk Hospital

  • Diplomate American Board of Surgery 12-14-1983
  • Re-certification- 10-23-1992
  • Re-certification- 10-17-2003
  • Re-certification- 12-01-2012

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