Our Surgeons

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Timur Sarac, MD

Section Chief

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

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

Biography

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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Alan Dardik, MD/PhD, FACS, FAHA

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Chief, Vascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT

Biography

Dr. Alan Dardik is a surgeon-scientist who seeks to use the power of molecular biology to achieve a modern understanding of vascular disease, and to use the basic science laboratory to perform cutting edge research to ultimately benefit patients with vascular disease. Dr. Dardik trained at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital before his appointment to the Yale faculty in 2001. Dr. Dardik concentrates his clinical practice in vascular surgery at the VA Connecticut...

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Richard Gusberg, MD

Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Diagnostic Radiology

Director, Surgical Clerkship

Biography

Dr. Richard Gusberg's clinical interests are aortic aneurysms (including thoraco-abdominal), aortic occlusive disease, carotid disease, stroke prevention, arterial disease of the kidneys and intestines (renovascular disease, hypertension, mesenteric ischemia), arterial disease of the legs, limb preservation, standard (open) surgery and minimally invasive (endovascular) interventions, with an emphasis on quality of life and functional outcomes.

His research interests are informed consent; carotid...

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Jeffrey Indes, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency/Fellowship

Biography

Jeffrey Indes, MD FACS, Associate Program Director in Vascular Surgery, is a board-certified Vascular surgeon. Dr. Indes has extensive experience in all aspects of open and endovascular surgery for Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Carotid Artery Disease, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), AV Access for Hemodialysis, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), mesenteric and renal vascular diseases. He also offers the newest advancements in endovascular varicose vein treatment, using...

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Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar, MD, MS, RPVI

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular)

Biography

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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Bauer Sumpio, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Diagnostic Radiology

Chief, Vascular Surgery

Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Training Program

Associate Director, Graduate Medical Education

Biography

Dr. Bauer Sumpio received his medical degree in 1980 and his Ph.D. in Physiology in 1981 from Cornell University Medical College in New York. From 1981 to 1986 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 and as Chief of Vascular Surgery...

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