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Timur Paul Sarac, MD

Section Chief

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Co-Director of Heart and Vascular Center

Timur P. Sarac, MD, joined Yale in April 2014 as Chief of Vascular Surgery and Co-Director of the Heart and Vascular Center at Yale New Haven Hospital. He spent 15 years at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and The Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University of Medicine. There he was Vice Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Sarac is the founder of Peritec Biosciences and inventor tissue lined stents, AAA stent grafts, and percutaneous heart...

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Jonathan Andrew Cardella, MD, FRCS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Dr. Jonathan Cardella is a vascular and endovascular surgeon who specializes in advanced endovascular and open surgery for critical limb ischemia and diabetic atherosclerotic disease. He also has extensive experience in complex endovascular surgery for aortic aneurysms and lower extremity occlusive disease, as well as hybrid surgical techniques for PVD, varicose veins, and dialysis access.

Dr. Cardella earned his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University and his medical degree at the...

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Alan Dardik, MD/PhD, FACS, FAHA

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Vice Chairman (Faculty Affairs), Department of Surgery

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Young Erben, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Dr. Young Erben is board certified in general surgery. Her clinical focus is complex open and endovascular aortic repair, diabetic limb salvage, lower extremity occlusive disease, carotid disease, dialysis access, and venous insufficiency. Her expertise extends across a wide range of vascular disorders, including: woman’s health, thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms, aortic dissections, carotid disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, lower extremity occlusive disease, dialysis access, varicose veins,...

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Naiem Nassiri, MD, RPVI

Associate Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Chief, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Dr. Nassiri received his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and attended medical school at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  He completed his surgical internship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and was subsequently selected as one of the first few individuals in the country into the then newly established integrated vascular & endovascular surgery residency program, graduating in 2013 from the New York Heart & Vascular Institute...

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Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS, RPVI

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

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,...

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Kristine Clodfelter Orion, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Dr. Kristine Orion is board certified in general surgery. Her clinical focus is diabetic limb salvage and complex aortic repair. She has extensive experience in advanced endovascular and complex open vascular surgery, which extends across a wide range of vascular disorders, including: woman’s health, thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms, aortic dissections, carotid disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, lower extremity occlusive disease, dialysis access, varicose veins, and venous insufficiency.

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Bauer Sumpio, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Associate Director, Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Bauer Sumpio received his medical degree and his Ph.D. in Physiology in 1981 from Cornell University Medical College in New York. He was involved in post-graduate training in General Surgery at Yale University and from 1986 to 1987 he underwent fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Sumpio then returned to Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Vascular Surgery, as a faculty member at the VA Connecticut. His professional society memberships...

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