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Paul M. Heerdt, MD, PhD is a Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale University School of Medicine.Dr. Heerdt earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in 1982 followed by a PhD in cardiovascular pharmacology in 1985. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and then a fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesia at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
Following clinical training, Dr. Heerdt remained on the faculty at Washington University for several years before moving to Cornell University in 1992. At Cornell, he was a faculty member in the departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology until 2015. During this time, Dr. Heerdt directed the Cardiothoracic Research Laboratory as well as the Thoracic Anesthesia clinical service.