George Tellides MD, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramHTISkin Diseases Research Center, Yale | Nuclear & Stress Testing | NIH T32 Program | Surgery: Cardiac Surgery; Tellides Lab


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.


  • M.D., University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg , 1983
  • Ph.D., University of Oxford , 1988
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