Kurt Eric Roberts MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchSurgery: Yale Bariatric Surgery Program; Bariatric Surgery Program

Research Interests

Natural Orifice Transluminal Surgery (NOTES); Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS); Gallbladder surgery; Endoluminal surgery; Surgical simulation and training; General surgery education; Obesity in adults and adolescents; Laparoscopic trauma and emergency surgery; Surgical outcomes more...


  • M.D., University of Innsbruck, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Roberts KE, Solomon D, Mirensky T, Silasi D, Duffy AJ, Rutherford T, Longo, WE, Bell RL. Pure Transvaginal Appendectomy versus Traditional Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis: A prospective cohort study, Annals of Surgery 2012 Feb;255(2):266-9.
  • Solomon D, Shariff AH, Silasi DA, Duffy AJ, Bell RL, Roberts KE. Transvaginal cholecystectomy versus single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective cohort study. Surg Endosc. 2012 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Roberts KE, Solomon D, Duffy AJ, Bell RL. Single-Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Surgeon's Initial Experience with 56 Consecutive Cases and a Review of the Literature. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Mar;14(3):506-10.



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