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This layout view displays the faculty members in a single column with the selected biography to the right. Use this view to display large amounts of biographical information about each faculty member.

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Pramod Bonde, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support

Associate Program Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program

Biography

Dr. Pramod Bonde is a Board Certified Cardiac Surgeon. He is dedicated to improving the quality and longevity of his patients afflicted with heart disease. In his eyes, you are not a patient but a person who deserves to be treated with compassion and dignity to facilitate a return to your family to spend a meaningful and happy life following heart surgery.

Dr. Bonde was greatly influenced by the loss of a dear one to the sufferings of heart failure; it was a turning point in his formative years...

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Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering; Heart Valves; Miniaturization; Medical Laboratory Science; Heart Transplantation; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures; Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation; Biomedical Technology

Clinical Interests

Adult; Coronary Artery Bypass; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Heart Valve Diseases; Heart Transplantation; Balloon Valvuloplasty

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Umer Darr, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Biography

Dr. Umer Darr is board-certified in general and thoracic surgery. He is fellowship trained in cardiovascular (complex aortic and heart valve surgery). Dr. Darr earned his M.B.B.S from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan and completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and in Cardiothoracic surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Darr’s clinical interests include Cardiac Surgery, Aneurysm Aortic Surgery, Aortic...

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Michael Dewar, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Biography

Michael Dewar, MD, FACS, FRCS (C) is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery. He is fellowship trained in cardiac, thoracic, vascular and general surgery. Dr. Dewar earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts and completed his coordinated surgical residency at McGill University and his general surgical residency at Montreal Chest Hospital.

Dr. Dewar's clinical interests include aortic valve surgery; minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery; mitral valve repair...

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John Elefteriades, MD

William W.L. Glenn Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Biography

Dr. John Elefteriades is the William W.L. Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Aortic Institute at Yale University and Yale New-Haven Hospital. He served as Chief of Cardiac Surgery from 1995 to 2011, when he became Founding Director of the Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven. He is among the most clinically active academic surgeons in the country.

Dr. Elefteriades graduated magna cum laude with a triple major in Physics, French and Psychology from Yale University. He...

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Research Interests

Heart Aneurysm

Clinical Interests

Aneurysm; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Medical Oncology

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Sabet Hashim, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Director, Cardiac Valve Surgery

Biography

Dr. Sabet Hashim is a Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery, mitral valve repair, surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation (Maze procedure), bilateral mammary bypass grafting, tricuspid valve surgery and reoperative cardiac surgery. Dr. Hashim earned his medical degree from St. Joseph’s University School of Medicine, Beirut in 1975 where he ranked 1st in the admission exam. He received his general surgical training from...

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Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Mitral Valve Prolapse

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Mohsen Karimi, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Associate Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Associate Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northeast Pediatric Specialties, Inc. Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital & Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Biography

Dr. Mohsen Karimi is the Associate Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the combined Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. He is board certified in surgery, thoracic surgery, and congenital cardiac surgery. He is also an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery.

He provides surgical treatment for all types of congenital cardiac defects in pediatric and adult patients. Dr....

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Paul Kirshbom, MD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Biography

Dr. Paul Kirshbom became Yale’s new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery—and the first chief to hold the title at both Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. His position is an important piece in a joint endeavor between Yale School of Medicine and the two hospitals to provide better care closer to home for young patients.

He joined Yale from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and is now a member of the medical faculties at both Yale and the...

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Clinical Interests

Cardiac Surgical Procedures

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Gary Kopf, MD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Biography

Dr. Gary Kopf is a Board Certified Cardiothoracic surgeon and has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery.

Dr. Kopf graduated from Columbia College majoring in Physics. He received his medical degree from Harvard University (cum laude). He trained in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Boston. Dr. Kopf spent two years at the National Institutes of Health doing research on...

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Abeel Mangi, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Surgical Director, Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation

Surgical Director, Trans-Catheter Therapies

Biography

Abeel A. Mangi, MD, is an attending surgeon in the Section of Cardiac Surgery at Yale University, and is Surgical Director of the Program in Trans-Catheter Therapies and Surgical Director of the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation at the Yale New Haven Heart & Vascular Institute.

Dr. Mangi is certified and re-certified by the American Board of Surgery, and by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is Associate Professor of Surgery at...

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Research Interests

Diseases; Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Phenomena and Processes; Technology, Industry, Agriculture; Health Care

Clinical Interests

Adult; Aneurysm; Angina Pectoris; Coronary Artery Bypass; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Coronary Disease; Cystic Fibrosis; Emphysema; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Failure; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Heart Valve Diseases; Mitral Valve Prolapse; Cardiomyopathies; Myocardial Infarction; Pericarditis; Heart Transplantation; Lung Transplantation; Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal; Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Atherosclerosis

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George Tellides, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery) and of Investigative Medicine

Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Biography

George Tellides, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and his PhD from the University of Oxford. Dr. Tellidies is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of patients with cardiac disease and heart failure and concentrates his clinical practice at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT.

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David Yuh, MD, FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Section Chief

Biography

Dr. David Yuh, is board-certified in thoracic surgery, he performs mostly adult cardiac surgical operations. As the founding Director of the Minimally-Invasive Cardiac Surgical Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Yuh performed the first robot-assisted cardiac operation at that institution in 2003 and developed a robust minimally invasive mitral repair practice during his ten years in Baltimore. He specializes in minimally invasive approaches toward valve repair and replacement and...

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Research Interests

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Technology, Industry, Agriculture

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Surgical Procedures

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James Yun, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Clinical Interests

Adult; Heart Septal Defects, Atrial; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Thoracic Surgery