Kirk H Shelley MD/PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology; Division Chief; Director, Ambulatory Anesthesia

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchAnesthesiology: Ambulatory Anesthesiology; NIH T32 Program


Dr Kirk Shelley is boarded in Anesthesia and Internal Medicine. He is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at Yale University where he heads their Ambulatory Surgical Division. He obtained MD and PhD degrees (biochemistry) from Penn State University. Dr. Shelley's current research focuses on the development of tools for the noninvasive measurement of physiologic parameters. He is also recognized for developing this technology in an "open source" manner to further scientific collaboration.


  • M.D./Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Hershey , 1981

Selected Publication

  • Alian A, Galante N, Stachenfeld N, Silverman D and Shelley K. Impact of Lower Body Negative Pressure Induced Hypovolemia on Peripheral Venous Pressure Waveform Parameters in Healthy Volunteers. Physiological Measurement 35(7): p.1509-20 (2014)

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Honorary Master of Arts degree(2010) , Yale University