Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar MD, MS, RPVI

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Biographical Info

Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of surgery in the vascular division. He is seeing patients at the Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center as well as the Yale Physicians Building. He is a board-certified general surgeon and board-eligible in vascular surgery, and is a registered vascular specialist in the interpretation of vascular laboratory studies. Dr. Chaar’s clinical interests include varicose veins, aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral venous disease, dialysis vascular access, endovascular surgery and lower extremity limb preservation, particularly in diabetic patients. He completed his graduate and medical degrees at American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He spent his general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and subsequently finished a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


Education & Training

M.S.
American University of Beirut (2000)
M.D.
American University of Beirut (2002)
Fellow
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Vascular Surgery  (2009 - 2011)
Chief Resident
Yale New Haven Hospital, General Surgery  (2008 - 2009)
Resident
Yale New Haven Hospital, General Surgery  (2004 - 2008)
Post-Doctoral research fellow
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Biomedical Engineering  (2002 - 2004)
Board Certification
Surgery, General, Board Certified  (2010)
Board Certification
Surgery, Vascular, Board Certified  (2012)

Honors & Recognition

  • AOA
    (2002)

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