Robert W Elder, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and of Medicine (Cardiology)

Departments & Organizations

Cardiovascular Medicine

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Cardiology: Adult Congenital Heart Program

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Elder has an interest in caring for patients with congenital heart disease across the lifespan, from birth though adulthood, and joined the faculty in 2013 as a member of the Department of Pediatrics as well as the Department of Medicine to help grow the Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program. After completing a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he graduated from pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He spent an additional year of training at Emory University focused on the management of adults with congenital heart disease.

Dr. Elder has expertise in congenital cardiac imaging, including transesophageal echocardiography. His research interests include long-term outcomes of adult survivors and specifically Fontan patients, with particular focus on the effects of Fontan circulation on the liver.

Education & Training

MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2005)
Advanced Fellowship Emory School of Medicine
Fellowship Columbia University Medical Center
Residency University of Pittsburg Medical Center
Internship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2009)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2009)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology (2012)

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Contact Info

Robert W Elder, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Adult Congenital Heart ProgramYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Pediatric CardiologyYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion, 2nd floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064