George Tellides MD, PhD

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

Biographical Info

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

M.D.
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (1983)
Ph.D.
University of Oxford (1988)
Intern
Johannesburg Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, Surgery and Medicine
Research Fellow
John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, Surgery (1985 - 1988)
Resident
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1988 - 1992)
Chief Resident
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (1992 - 1993)
Resident
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children'sHospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1993 - 1994)
Chief Resident
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1994 - 1995)

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