Robert A Cowles, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and of Organization Department

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pediatric Surgery

Surgery: Pediatric Surgery

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Robert A. Cowles, MD is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Cowles obtained his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree at Temple University. He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, and spent two additional years pursuing laboratory research which was supported by a training grant from the NIH and by a research grant from the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Cowles then obtained his pediatric surgery training at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University in New York City.

Dr. Cowles practices the full range of pediatric surgery with specific expertise and interest in the care of children with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver and biliary tree. He currently co-manages patients with short gut syndrome and intestinal failure as part of a multidisciplinary team.

He has been a Program Director of Pediatric Surgery Fellowships both in New York and now at Yale University with an interest in competency in surgical education.

Dr. Cowles directs a research laboratory focused on the neural control of intestinal adaptation and neural processes involved in recovery from intestinal injury.

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Education & Training

MD Temple University (1995)
Clinical Fellowship Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency University of Michigan
Research Fellowship University of Michigan
Residency University of Michigan
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (2006)

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Contact Info

Robert A Cowles, MD
Patient Care Locations
747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Greenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

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

New Haven, CT 06504
Yale Surgery- Pediatric Surgery5520 Park Avenue, Ste 1st Floor
Trumbull, CT 06611
Mailing Address
PO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062