Robert Udelsman MD, MBA, FACS, FACE

William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery; Chair, Department of Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Chairman of the Board, Yale Medical Group; Leader of the Endocrine Cancer Disease Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT (April 2012 - Current)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & Genomics | Endocrine Oncology Program

Pediatric Thyroid Center

Surgery: Endocrine/General Surgery

Cancer Genetics


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  • B.A., Lafayette College , 1977
  • M.D., George Washington School of Medicine , 1981
  • M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University , 2000
  • M.A., Yale University , 2001

Selected Publication

  • Udelsman R, Zhang Y. The Epidemic of Thyroid Cancer in the United States: The Role of Endocrinologists and Ultrasounds. Thyroid 24(3):472-479, 2014.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • New York State Regents Scholarship(1973)