Michael Gerard Caty, MD, MMM

Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Professor of Pediatrics; Chief, Pediatric Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Office of Student Research

Pediatric Aerodigestive and Feeding Disorder Program

Pediatric IBD Program

Pediatric Surgery

Surgery: Pediatric Surgery

Yale Medical Group


Michael G. Caty, MD, MMM, the new chief of pediatric surgery for the Department of Surgery and Yale Medical Group, and pediatric surgeon-in-chief of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH), sees exciting potential to take pediatric surgery here to a new level.

Dr. Caty obtained his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts. He completed his general surgery training at the University of Michigan, where he served as administrative chief resident and pursued a research fellowship investigating intestinal injury during ischemia and reperfusion. He finished his pediatric surgery residency at Children’s Hospital of Boston and Harvard Medical School, where he served as chief resident. He recently completed a Masters degree in Medical Management from the Heinz School of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.In Buffalo, where he worked since 1993, Dr. Caty was surgeon-in-chief and director of pediatric surgical services. He was considered the driving physician leader for the planning and development of moving both the inpatient and outpatient services to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

He was a professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Board-certified in pediatric and general surgery, his clinical interests include neonatal surgery, thoracic surgery, intestinal motility disorders, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric laparoscopy and minimally invasive thoracic surgery.

Dr. Caty is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Association for Academic Surgery, Society of University Surgeons and many others. This month he is being inducted into the American Surgical Association, the oldest and most exclusive surgical society in the United States.

Meet Section Chief, Dr. Michael Caty.

Education & Training

MMM Carnegie Mellon Univ (2010)
MD University of Massachusetts (1985)
BS Boston College (1981)
Fellowship Boston Children's Hospital
Residency University of Michigan Hospitals
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (1994)

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Michael Gerard Caty, MD, MMM
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Specialty Center747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Yale Pediatric Specialty CenterGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
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Yale Pediatric Specialty CenterYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
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Yale Surgery- Pediatric Surgery5520 Park Avenue, Ste 1st Floor
Trumbull, CT 06611
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Yale Pediatric Specialty CenterOld Saybrook Medical Center
633 Middlesex Turnpike

Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062