George Lister, MD

Jean McLean Wallace Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Physician Biography

Dr. Lister is the Chair of Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. He was formerly Chair of Pediatrics and an Associate Dean for Education at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Lister received his medical education at Yale School of Medicine. He obtained his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and fellowship education at the University of California San Francisco, and the Cardiovascular Research institute in Pediatric Cardiology and Neonatology. He is certified in the specialties of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He has been elected to a number of national offices including President of the Society for Pediatric Research, President of the American Pediatric Society, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Pediatrics. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Research, a Senior Editor of Rudolph’s Pediatrics textbook. He is a member of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas and the Institute of Medicine.

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adolescent; Child
Referrals: Not Applicable

Patient Care Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine AB of Pediatrics (1987)

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Contact Info

George Lister, MD
Office Location
Lippard Lab for Clinical Investigation
15 York Street, Ste LMP 4085

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064