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Michael Gerard Caty, MD, MMM

Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Professor of Pediatrics

Interim Chair, Department of Surgery

Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Michael G. Caty, MD, MMM, is the Interim Chair, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery, and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery. He also serves as the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Board certified in pediatric surgery, Dr. Caty’s clinical interests include neonatal surgery, thoracic surgery, intestinal motility disorders, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric laparoscopy, and...

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Emily Rachel Christison-Lagay, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and of Pediatrics

Assistant Professor

Emily Christison-Lagay, MD is a pediatric surgeon specializing in patients with cancer. She is board-certified in surgery and pediatric surgery, and has dedicated interest in pediatric solid tumors including thoracic, liver, and renal tumors, as well as neuroblastoma, childhood sarcomas, and pediatric diseases of the thyroid. She also enjoys general pediatric surgery including neonatal care.She completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and her general surgical residency at the...

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Robert A Cowles, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics)

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...

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Catherine A Dinauer, MD

Clinician in Surgery (Pediatrics)

Catherine Dinauer, MD is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Clinician at the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center, within the Division of Pediatric Surgery. She earned her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Dinauer completed Pediatric residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship through the National Capitol Area Pediatric Consortium at the Uniformed Services...

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Doruk Erman Ozgediz, MD, MSc, FACS, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and of Pediatrics

Doruk Ozgediz, MD, MSc is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery and earned his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco. He also earned his M.Sc. from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in Public Health in Developing Countries. He completed his general surgery training at UCSF and pediatric surgery fellowship in Toronto. Dr. Ozgediz’s research interests include global health, global surgery, health disparities, access to care, burden...

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Daniel Solomon, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Solomon is an Assistant Professor working at Bridgeport and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Solomon is an enthusiastic teacher, a skilled surgeon and most important a team player. Dr. Solomon is a smart and thoughtful surgeon and has an excellent knowledge of pediatric surgery. He is extremely committed to taking excellent care of his patients.

Daniel received his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and was then accepted at Yale University, Department of Surgery as an Intern in...

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David H Stitelman, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics)

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

David H. Stitelman, MD, is a surgeon in the Division of Pediatric Surgery within the Department of Surgery at Yale.

As a clinician, Dr. Stitelman cares for children of all ages. He is the surgical director of the Yale Fetal Care Center. Such a program allows families who are given a fetal diagnosis based on prenatal testing an opportunity to meet with surgeons, pediatric medical specialists, obstetricians and neonatologists to plan for the management of their babies before and after birth.

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Robert James Touloukian, MD, FACS

Professor Emeritus of Surgery (Pediatrics)

Robert James Touloukian MD, FACS, is board certified in Pediatric Surgery. He received his medical degree from Columbia University. Dr. Touloukian was Chief Resident at Bellvue Hospital, New York, NY in the Surgical Division followed by Chief Resident at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY in Pediatric Surgery.

Dr. Touloukian’s research interests include pediatric trauma, tumors and newborn surgery and his clinical interests include neonatal surgery, trauma,...

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