Surgery Faculty

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John A Persing, MD

Section Chief, Plastics

Irving and Silik Polayes Professor of Surgery (Plastic)

Section Chief

Research Interests

Cosmetic Techniques; Craniocerebral Trauma; Craniofacial Abnormalities; Hemangioma; Quality of Life; Surgery, Plastic

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology; Melanoma

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Frank C Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP

Section Chief, Thoracic

Professor of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery)

Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology

Research Interests

Health Care; Neoplasms; Respiratory Tract Diseases

Clinical Interests

Thoracic Surgery

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David Cobourn Mulligan, MD, FACS

Section Chief, Transplant

Professor of Surgery (Transplant)

Section Chief, Transplantation Surgery and Immunology

Clinical Interests

Biotechnology; Carcinoma, Hepatocellular; Cholangiocarcinoma; End Stage Liver Disease; Kidney Diseases; Liver Cirrhosis; Telemedicine; Transplantation; Transplantation Immunology

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Walter E Longo, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

Section Chief, Colon & Rectal

Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Section Chief

Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Director of Surgical Education

Clinical Interests

Colitis, Ulcerative; Crohn Disease; Diverticulitis; Medical Oncology

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Laura Manuelidis, MD

Section Chief, Neuropathology

Professor of Surgery (Neuropathology)

Section Chief Neuropathology (Surgery)

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Michael Gerard Caty, MD, MMM

Section Chief, Pediatrics

Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Professor of Pediatrics

Interim Chair, Department of Surgery

Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Clinical Interests

Anus Diseases; Appendicitis; Biliary Atresia; Branchial Region; Circumcision, Male; Colitis, Ulcerative; Crohn Disease; Cryptorchidism; Dermoid Cyst; Enterocolitis, Necrotizing; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Heartburn; Hepatoblastoma; Hernia; Hernia, Diaphragmatic; Hernia, Inguinal; Hernia, Umbilical; Hirschsprung Disease; Intestinal Diseases; Intestinal Volvulus; Intussusception; Lymphatic Diseases; Lymphocele; Meckel Diverticulum; Neuroblastoma; Pilomatrixoma; Pyloric Stenosis; Rectal Diseases; Rhabdomyosarcoma; Spermatic Cord Torsion; Testicular Hydrocele; Thyroglossal Cyst; Torticollis; Tracheoesophageal Fistula; Wilms Tumor

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Tobias Carling, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Endocrine

Associate Professor of Surgery (Endocrine Surgery)

Section Chief

Director, Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Laboratory

Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

Director, Endocrine Cancer. The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital Systems

Clinical Interests

Hyperparathyroidism; Thyroid Diseases

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Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C)

Section Chief, Oncology Breast Center

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Director, The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Assistant Director, Global Oncology, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Ethics; Health Services Research; Quality of Health Care

Clinical Interests

Antineoplastic Protocols; Breast; Breast Cyst; Breast Diseases; Breast Neoplasms; Breast Neoplasms, Male; Breast Self-Examination; Carcinogens; Diagnostic Techniques, Surgical; Early Detection of Cancer; General Surgery; Genes, Neoplasm; Genetic Testing; Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome; Hormone Replacement Therapy; Intraoperative Care; Mammaplasty; Mammography; Medical Oncology; Mutagens; Neoplasms; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Oncogenic Viruses; Operating Rooms; Outpatients; Postoperative Care; Preoperative Care; Radiotherapy; Specialties, Surgical; Surgeons; Surgical Procedures, Operative; Tamoxifen; Ultrasonography, Mammary; Women's Health

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Ronald R Salem, MD, FACS, FRSC (Ed), FRCS(C), MBChB

Section Chief, Oncology

Lampman Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Section Chief, Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology

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Wendell Yarbrough, MD, MMHC, FACS

Section Chief, Otolaryngology

Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and of Pathology

Section Chief, Otolaryngology

Co-Director Molecular Virology Research Program

Director, Head & Neck Cancer Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Research Interests

Diseases; DNA Damage; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Human papillomavirus 16; Human Papillomavirus DNA Tests; NF-kappa B; Salivary Gland Neoplasms; Tumor Suppressor Proteins

Clinical Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Ear Neoplasms; Early Detection of Cancer; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Laryngeal Neoplasms; Mouth Neoplasms; Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial; Neoplasms, Unknown Primary; Otolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologic Neoplasms; Parathyroid Neoplasms; Pharyngeal Neoplasms; Sarcoma; Skin Neoplasms; Thyroid Neoplasms; Tracheal Neoplasms; Vocal Cord Dysfunction

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