J. Lance Lichtor, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Pediatrics; Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Departments & Organizations

Anesthesiology: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Lichtor is Professor and Section Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia in the Department of Anesthesiology at Yale University New Haven Connecticut. He earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, USA. He completed his residency training at University of Colorado Medical School in Denver, USA and went on to do a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at The Children’s Hospital in Denver Colorado USA. His area of research interest are in recovery after anesthesia and sleep as it relates to anesthesia. Dr. Lichtor serves on the editorial board of Anesthesia and Analgesia. He has published a number of journal articles and book chapters related to recovery after anesthesia, sleep as it relates to anesthesia as well as outpatient anesthesia. He has been an active member of many professional societies.

Education & Training

MD University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (1977)
Fellowship Childrens Hospital of Denver
Residency University of Colorado Hospital
Residency Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Internship University of Chicago Hospitals
Board Certification AB of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (1983, recertified: 2015)
Board Certification AB of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology (2013)

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Contact Info

J. Lance Lichtor, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale AnesthesiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
AnesthesiologyPO Box 208051
New Haven, CT 06520-8051