Jeffrey Bender, MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine; Director, Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, Internal Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center | Diabetes Research Center | Rheumatic Diseases Research Core


Center for RNA Science and Medicine

NHLBI Proteomics

NIH T32 Program

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Immunology

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medicine

Yale Stem Cell Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

MD University of California/San Francisco (1979)
Research Fellow Stanford University
Fellow Stanford University
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1983)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (1985)

Honors & Recognition

  • Young Investigator AwardAHA (1992)

  • Sackler Foundation AwardSackler Foundation (1992)

  • Andrew P. Mellon AwardYale University School of Medicine (1992)

  • Clinical Investigator AwardAHA (1988)

  • Advanced Research Fellowship AwardAHA (1986)

  • National Research Service AwardNIH (1984)

  • Robert I. Levy Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology; Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation; Member, Association of American Physicians; Member, Association of University Cardiologists;


  • Cardiovascular Research United Kingdom (2011)

    Yale-Cambridge Program in Cardiovascular Research that focuses on arteriosclerosis, angiogenisis, vascular injury, and transplantation.

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Contact Info

Jeffrey Bender, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale CardiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale General CardiologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
300 George Street, Ste Cardiovascular Research Center, 773G
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Cardiovascular MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056

Curriculum Vitae