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

Cancer Genetics

Office of Student Research

Pediatric Thyroid Center

Surgery: Endocrine/General Surgery

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Education & Training

MA Yale University, Hon (2001)
MBA Johns Hopkins University (2000)
MD George Washington School of Medicine (1981)
BA Lafayette College (1977)
Fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Chief Resident Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellow National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Fellow National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD
Resident John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Intern Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification AB of Surgery (1990)

Honors & Recognition

  • New York State Regents Scholarship (1973)

  • The McKelvy Scholars Program (1976)

  • Kunkel Research Award for Outstanding Biological Investigation (1977)

  • Udelsman, This Side of Reality, One Man Sculpture Exhibit (1977)

  • Graduated with Honors in Biology for Male Fertility Control ResearchLafayette College, Easton, PA (1977)

  • Magna Cum LaudeLafayette College, Eaton, PA (1977)

  • First place in the George Washington University Medical Center Annual Research CompetitionGeorge Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC (1978)

  • First place in the George Washington University Medical Center Annual Research CompetitionGeorge Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC (1980)

  • Donald Glew Memorial Research Award (1978)

  • Donald Glew Memorial Research Award (1980)

  • Andrew Willey Scholarship Award (1978)

  • Lamport Biomedical Research Award (1979)

  • Kane-King Obstetrical Society (1981)

  • Freed Award in Preventative Medicine (1981)

  • A.O.A. (1981)

  • Ordronaux Award, Graduate with the Highest Scholastic Standing First in Class of 150The George Washington University School Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC (1981)

  • George D. Zuidema Research Award, First Place Honors (1985)

  • George D. Zuidema Research Award (1986)

  • Lilly Clinician Scientist Award (1990), (1991)

  • Lilly Clinician Scientist Award (1991), (1992)

  • George H. A. Clowes, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. Memorial Research Career Development AwardAmerican College of Surgeons (1993), (1998)

  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Basic Research Award given to C. B. Gordon, M.D., Supervised Research FellowAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons (1994)

  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Clinical Research Award given to Herbert Chen, M.D., Supervised Research FellowAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons (1997)

  • Richard Bennett Darnall Professor of Surgery (1997)

  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Clinical Research Award given to Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., Supervised Research Fellow (1998)

  • Taussig/Blalock Award to Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., Supervised Research Fellow (1998)

  • Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons of New York (2002)

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2002), (2007)

  • New York Best DoctorsNew York Magazine (2002), (2008)

  • America’s Top Doctors (2002), (2007)

  • Edward H. Storer Award for Excellence in Surgical Teaching (2003)

  • America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals (2003), (2004)

  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (2004)

  • International Health Professional of the Year (2004)

  • President, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (2005)

  • America’s Top Doctors for Cancer (2005), (2006)

  • Best Doctors in America (2005), (2006)

  • Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Education (2006)

  • International Health Professional of the Year (2006)

  • Gold Award for Clinical ExcellenceYale Medical Group, Endocrine Surgery (2006)

  • Medical Staff All Star Award (for Exemplary Service to Others) (2006)

  • Certificate of Excellence: Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery Yale Medical Group (2007)

  • Best Doctors in America (2007), (2008)

International Activity

  • Presenter Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico (1997)

    Presentation- Parathyroidectomy in the Elderly: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?, International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

  • Presenter London, United Kingdom (1994)

    Presentation- Age-related Alteration in Vascular Heat Shock Protein Expression in Response to Stress, International Society for Heart Research

  • Presenter Oxford, United Kingdom (1988)

    Presentation- Adrenal Response to Surgical Stress, John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford University) Surgery Grand Rounds

  • Presenter Padova, Italy (1984)

    Presentation- Hemodynamic Effects of Human Corticotropin Releasing Hormone, Serono Symposia on the Adrenal Gland and Hypertension

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Robert Udelsman, MD, MBA, FACS, FACE
Patient Care Locations
Endocrine Cancers ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Locations
Farnam Memorial Building
310 Cedar Street, Ste Suite 102

New Haven, CT 06510
Chair's Office, Department of SurgeryFarnam Memorial Building
310 Cedar Street, Ste Rm 102

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062

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