George Tellides, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery) and of Investigative Medicine; Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Departments & Organizations


NIH T32 Program

Nuclear & Stress Testing

Office of Student Research

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Surgery: Cardiac Surgery | Tellides Lab

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program


George Tellides, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and his PhD from the University of Oxford. Dr. Tellidies is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of patients with cardiac disease and heart failure and concentrates his clinical practice at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT.

Education & Training

PhD University of Oxford (1988)
MD University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (1983)
Chief Resident Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Resident Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children'sHospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Chief Resident Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Resident Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Research Fellow John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
Intern Johannesburg Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Contact Info

George Tellides, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
TESTYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Wing T

New Haven, CT 06504
Office Location
Amistad Street Building
10 Amistad Street, Ste Suite 337B

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062

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