Departments & Organizations
Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of surgery in the vascular division. He is seeing patients at the Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center as well as the Yale Physicians Building. He is a board-certified general surgeon and board-eligible in vascular surgery, and is a registered vascular specialist in the interpretation of vascular laboratory studies. Dr. Chaar’s clinical interests include varicose veins, aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral venous disease, dialysis vascular access, endovascular surgery and lower extremity limb preservation, particularly in diabetic patients. He completed his graduate and medical degrees at American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He spent his general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and subsequently finished a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Chaar speaks English, Spanish, French and Arabic.
Education & Training
|MD||American University of Beirut (2002)|
|MS||American University of Beirut (2000)|
|Fellow||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|
|Chief Resident||Yale New Haven Hospital|
|Resident||Yale New Haven Hospital|
|Post-Doctoral research fellow||Cleveland Clinic Foundation|
|Board Certification||AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2010)|
|Board Certification||AB of Surgery, Surgery, Vascular (2012)|
Honors & Recognition