Richard Jefferson Gusberg, MD

Professor Emeritus of Surgery (Vascular); Director, Surgical Clerkship

Departments & Organizations

Endovascular Center

Office of Cooperative Research


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 surgery and neurocognition; health care disparaties; and simulation in education.

Education & Training

MD Columbia University (1970)
Fellow Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Resident Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY


  • Medical Exchange Program Turkey (2008)

    Professor Gusberg conducted faculty and student exchange programs, sending researchers from Yale to the Cerrahpasa Medical School and the University of Istanbul, and hosting researchers at Yale. The project has been completed.

  • Residency Exchange Iceland (2008)

    Professor Gusberg oversaw a Yale School of Medicine resident exchange program with the University of Iceland. The project has been completed.

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Contact Info

Richard Jefferson Gusberg, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Vascular SurgeryYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Boardman Building
330 Cedar Street, Ste 204D

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062