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Ivan J. Stanford, M.D. (he/him)

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
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Academic Office Location:
Internal Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8021
Phone: 860-679-4477

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Ivan Stanford is originally from a small town in Australia. He came to UConn for Internal Medicine Residency and upon completing his residency joined the clinical and teaching faculty in 2022.

Before medical school he served as a Marine Engineer Officer in the Royal Australian Navy. He completed a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from University of New South Wales whilst studying at the Australian Defence Force Academy in 2010. After his initial period of service, he decided to make a career change and completed medical school at the University of Queensland School of Medicine in 2018. He completed Internal Medicine Residency training at University of Connecticut with a focus on outpatient medicine in 2022.

He is a primary care physician with a focus on LGBTQ+ care and gender affirming care including hormone therapy.

When not in the office he enjoys spending time hiking with his family including his two labradoodles.

B.Eng.University of New South Wales, Australian Defense Force AcademyMechanical Engineering
M.D.University of Queensland School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineInternal Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Ralph F. Reinfrank, M.D. Award Excellence in TeachingUConn Internal Medicine Residency
Dean's Commendation for Academic ExcellenceUniversity of Queensland School of Medicine
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Gender Affirming Care Including Hormone Therapy
  • Sexual Health
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2022
Academy of HIV MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2022
GLMAProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2022