Welcome to Digestive Disease Associates


July 2022 - Dr. Kenneth Barshop


We are excited to welcome the newest Gastroenterologist to our practice, Dr. Kenneth Barshop.  Dr. Barshop received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his Internal Medicine training at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's hospital.  He then went on to complete his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  His interests include colorectal cancer screening, esophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and functional gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Barshop will be seeing patients at the practice's Branford and Westbrook offices. In addition to performing endoscopies and colonoscopies in our Branford ASC, he is trained in banding to help reduce hemorrhoids.  


Digestive Disease Associates, LLC - Board Certified Gastroenterologists 

Welcome! The Gastroenterology professionals at Digestive Disease Associates are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That’s why we’ve developed a website loaded with valuable information about our practice, gastroenterology, endoscopy and digestive problems and treatments.  Our aim is to provide the highest quality care at lowest cost in the region.

Our website also provides you with the background about our gastroenterologists, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our offices in Branford and Westbrook CT.  We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible to you.  At Digestive Disease Associates, you’re working with caring doctors with the highest qualifications and experience.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Digestive Disease Associates capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.