Paul Kirshbom MD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery); Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Biographical Info

Dr. Paul Kirshbom became Yale’s new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery—and the first chief to hold the title at both Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. His position is an important piece in a joint endeavor between Yale School of Medicine and the two hospitals to provide better care closer to home for young patients.

He joined Yale from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and is now a member of the medical faculties at both Yale and the University of Connecticut.

His clinical interests include neonatal and cardiac repairs; congenital heart disease; neurological protection; pediatric cardiac surgery; pediatric cardiovascular surgery; and pediatric thoracic surgery.

Learn more about Yale Cardiac Surgery's Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.

Education & Training

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1991)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery (2000 - 2002)
Duke University Medical School, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1998 - 2000)
Duke University Medical School, Surgery/General Surgery (1992 - 1998)
Duke University Medical Center, Surgery (1991 - 1992)
Board Certification
Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Board Certified  (2001)
Board Certification
Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Board Certified  (2009)

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